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A Bit of Wembley – Ian Dury and The Blockheads

Ceri is asking: I would really like to know what ‘a bit of Wembley’ is refering to in the Ian Dury and the Blockheads song ‘Mash it Up’. Any ideas? We say: well, here are the lyrics to aforementined song. Please comment if know the answer. He’s got his little Y-fronts and his got his […]



Cockney counting

Got this email from Chris Hughes about Cockney counting. It’s a new one on me. Anybody else used to use this Cockney counting method for dominoes or any other purpose? Let us know. Chris Hughes writes: I was born in Hammersmith in 1953 and brought up in South London. These are 1 to 10 as […]