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Thread #109916   Message #2307542
Posted By: GUEST,The Mole Catcher's unplugged Apprentice
05-Apr-08 - 12:43 PM
Thread Name: Our ghastly folk tradition
Subject: RE: Our ghastly folk tradition
'Well, Guest, I'm very glad to hear that. Errm (nervous laugh), Que??'

Long ago and far away , well at least somewhere near the top of this thread, there was this.....

From: Herga Kitty
Date: 30 Mar 08 - 02:25 PM

I've now checked the Pick of the week site - Matthew Parris played part of a programme broadcast on Easter Monday (so can be heard again until tomorrow - ) on the demise of the black boy
as a pub name. I found it particularly interesting because the broadcast excerpt included an interview with the sole black customer of the Black Boy pub in Bushey Heath, which is pretty near where I grew up.



Charlotte (the view from here)