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Thread #157256   Message #3710325
Posted By: r.padgett
20-May-15 - 01:22 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Miner's water bottle
Subject: RE: Miner's water bottle
Found this :

One of the miners is taking a drink from his Dudley, a water bottle with a capacity of three pints, enough to last a shift. Daykin (1886-1939), a miner himself, was killed in a mining accident.