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Reference the spatula thing I had this reply
"Not sure, unless it's a battalion marker.
That was the idea of the reflective triangles worn on the back."
Further to that he then added
Chuffed to **** mooching over the top with a reflector on your back.
I have to agree I think I'd have "lost" mine.


Thanks for posting that very interesting, the chap who made that obviously put a lot of effort into it. The sunken lane footage always gets me.
Saw a programme couple of years ago with a deaf woman lip reading the blokes talking in the sunken lane, even more moving.
Thanks again for the post.

IIRC the amazing thing there was that she did not know they were Lancashire lads, but nevertheless accurately reproduced their accents anyway.

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