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Author Topic: All towns are equal, but some are more equal than others  (Read 397 times)
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« on: August 02, 2020, 09:31:01 pm »

From a local paper in my news feed.

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Seven things only Xxxxxxxxxx people will understand

Here's something that might annoy a true Xxxxxxxxxx native - the person (usually found on holiday) who points out Xxxxxxxxxx has a twisted zzzzz is not clever at all.

The Brampton Mile was a strip of pubs where revellers would have a drink in each. Most ale drinkers wouldn't allow themselves to stand at the bar with a half, so would be absolutely trollied once they'd got half way

From a certain angle, this man does like look he's sticking his middle finger up. This is actually [redacted], a pioneer and inventor, who was called the [redacted] - apt, as his statue is outside a train station.

The unique Waikiki Club. Why is it so unique? It's because you'd be forgiven for thinking you were not in Xxxxxxxxxx with such a coastal-style ambience. Most people who've been on a night out in Xxxxxxxxxx will have had at least one drink in this beach-themed bar.

You know you're from Xxxxxxxxxx when half an hour of shopping in the town makes you want a Greggs. With its killer hills, you'd be hard pushed not to feel exhausted after a day out round the shops and eateries. You'll very rarely find an empty Xxxxxxxxxx Greggs, apart from when it's closed.

You will know that this is the local Spoons if you're from Xxxxxxxxxx. Those that look curious or don't know haven't truly shown their true Xxxxxxxxxx nativity.

When you try and explain where Xxxxxxxxxx is to people who are from different parts of the country, or even the world, you try very hard not to mention Yyyyyyyyy. Hands up if you gave up after about a minute and said, "Do you know where Yyyyyyyyy is?" Nods should be given for people who know where the town is without having to mention the "Y" word.

Can you think of a local town where most or all of this would fit.  "Do you know where Stonehenge is" usually works for us ...
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« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2020, 06:54:37 am »

Never was good at cryptic crosswords
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« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2020, 07:33:06 am »

Googl;e the first few words and you will find it soon enough
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« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 07:39:33 am »

Googl;e the first few words and you will find it soon enough

Sure ... but could it apply to YOUR town or another you know nearby?  Let me try:

- The unique little cast bronze houses in the grass of the new housing area. Boring talking point.
- The pub crawl from the river up to the Market Place
- Oops - no statue at the station
- Angels, where you can be a little devil
- Greggs
- Spoons
- and "do you know where Bath is" ...
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