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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #45 on: Sunday 17 June 18 01:42 BST (UK) »
At bedtime I remember being dandled on a knee to the singing of Morningtown Ride, every time I hear Judith Durham and the Seekers singing it, the memory floods back.


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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #46 on: Sunday 17 June 18 02:58 BST (UK) »
That's one of my favourite songs gaffy!   ;D ;D (you must be very young) 😜😜😜🌺
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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #47 on: Sunday 17 June 18 04:10 BST (UK) »
Inappropriate old saying

"Treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen.

Inappropriate then, inappropriate now, inappropriate always.

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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #48 on: Sunday 17 June 18 07:06 BST (UK) »
Inappropriate old saying

"Treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen.

Inappropriate then, inappropriate now, inappropriate always.

No it is only inappropriate since the meaning has been corrupted; the original meaning was advice to pace yourself rather than showering too much attention or affection on someone.
For example not seeing a new girlfriend everyday but spending time with existing friends as well to allow the relationship time to develop.

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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #49 on: Sunday 17 June 18 16:19 BST (UK) »
Apparently my very inappropriate childhood lullaby was.....
"The runaway train went down the track......"
Whilst wedged under my Mum's arm!
-No wonder I have trouble sleeping!!
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Re: Appropriate or inappropriate old sayings
« Reply #50 on: Sunday 17 June 18 16:27 BST (UK) »

That's one of my favourite songs gaffy!   ;D ;D (you must be very young) 😜😜😜🌺


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