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Thread #100552 Message #2019422
Posted By: Bert
07-Apr-07 - 07:33 PM
Thread Name: BS: Last pit pony dies
Subject: RE: BS: Last pit pony dies
...and they looked quite a bit younger than us...
They probably were, school leaving age then was 15. I started work as a boilermaker apprentice at 16, having spent 8 months before that as a trainee because I was too young to start my apprenticeship. The bastards got 2/3 of a year extra cheap labour out of me.
"Save your tears for the living humans. "
Well said Peace, just because people were ill treated it doesn't mean that we should ignore or condone the ill treatment of animals.