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John Byrne

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Posted: 17 June 2024 at 1:38am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

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Apologies to you youngsters who don’t find this interesting. She covers exactly my English days (1950 to 1958) and I agree on almost all points.

I was surprised tho that the discussion of brown bread makes no mention of Hovis. This brand was a favorite in my household. A special treat even. Their ads declared “Don’t just say ‘brown’, say HOVIS!”

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Jason G. Michalski
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Posted: 17 June 2024 at 10:04pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

She's great! I've been a fan since you recommended her "Why We Can't Do Plays Like Shakespeare Anymore" video. 
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James Woodcock
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Posted: 17 June 2024 at 10:48pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Brilliant & very funny
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