WW2 and early 50's " Rationing " ... Food / Sweets .

Discussion in 'Old & Bold' started by Border_Reiver, Jun 1, 2013.

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  1. As a boy I grew up with " Rationing " and came across this today which may evoke memories to the O&B ... linky ... BBC News - The time when sweets were strictly rationed ... includes references to Spangles , Fruit Gums and Mars Bars that look as big as a loaf of bread etc .
    The basic weekly ration of food seems miniscule compared to what we now consume .... little obesity in those days .

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  2. No, but a ******* mega black market profit to be had!
     
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  3. My Grandfather a huge Irish infantryman was told he could only have two Easter eggs, having three daughters he went a bit mental. I understand he got three eggs.
     
  4. Lovely jubbly, can't beat a bit of free enterprise.