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Offline NinOz

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Re: Shop and Industry names
« Reply #30 on: January 11, 2019, 10:55:08 AM »
Coal mine on my layout is called "Far King Mine".
To be called pompous and arrogant - hell of a come down.
I tried so hard to be snobbish and haughty.

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Re: Shop and Industry names
« Reply #31 on: January 11, 2019, 12:31:57 PM »
Coal Merchant on my late fathers layout was N. Slack, and if you don't know what nutty slack is, ask you Dad  :D

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Re: Shop and Industry names
« Reply #32 on: January 11, 2019, 04:36:48 PM »
Industry -

           N.S. SHERLOCK

(Quality Water Closets since 1887)


Sorry 'tis Friday night.

Cheers weave  :beers:

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Re: Shop and Industry names
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2019, 05:07:35 PM »
Courtesy of RMWEB, 
The Shirley Temple restaurant
And
Beau Thai restaurant
http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/48144-whacky-signs/page-76

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Re: Shop and Industry names
« Reply #34 on: January 12, 2019, 06:36:34 PM »
lawrence re nutty slack


found this amusing :
a debate in parliament ;

https://api.parliament.uk/historic-hansard/commons/1953/feb/02/nutty-slack


in the 40s  as the winter heating season began in the coal board energetically promoted “ nutty slack”for use in household heating.In contrast to ordinary coal it was A cheap fuel consisting of slack (coal dust) and small lumps of coal (nuts); unlike other solid fuel it was not rationed during the period after World War II - its a piece of terminology apparently
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