From: Rusty Hinge on 6 Jun 2010 14:27
Dr Ivan D. Reid wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 13:41:15 +0100, Rusty Hinge
> wrote in <hug4jv$vfu$2(a)news.eternal-september.org>:
>> Coming out of Wymondham towards Ashwellthorpe there's the antidote to
>> that, Rightup Lane.
>> (Whoever Lane is...)
> 'Round here, we've got Falling Lane and Topping Lane. I'm not sure
> which to be more afraid of...
Where I used to live (-ish) there was a Hanging Hill Lane.
Now, and on a similar theme, there's a Bungaygrave Lane.
The former is more-or-less self-explanatory, as is the second when you
know that a 'Bungay' was the South Norfolk slang for a highwayman.
Until Dutch Elm disease (1980s) put paid to the tree on the crossroads,
the gibbet was still fixed there, on high.
They dew say he roides parst there on a moonlit noight, 'bor.
From: crn on 6 Jun 2010 18:35
In uk.rec.motorcycles.classic CT <me(a)christrollen.co.uk> wrote:
> crn(a)NOSPAM.netunix.com wrote:
> > http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200477052423
> > Bidding on ebay seems a bit slow at the moment, 110 watchers and only
> > 4 bids from 2 bidders. Am I being too optimistic ?.
> I never had that many watchers, but it all happened towards the end of
> the auction when I sold my Sprint ST. I never had a reserve though.
It sold just on the reserve for 900, only 4 bidders but 129 watchers.
Must be a load of Bantam nuts out there watching the market.
76 Honda 400/4 project, 78 400/4 in black
68 Bantam D14/4 Sport (Classic)
06 Sukida SK50QT (Slanty eyed shopping trolley)