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Old 23 November 2013, 02:00   #11
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Originally Posted by m chappelow View Post
Funny how areas get changed about over the years , When i started work in the dispatch office they had an old map on the wall with all the old countys marked , Isle of Axholme was always a good test
(think it used to be England's smallest county ) Classic trick for new start office staff was for a driver to phone up & say that he was on Canvey island & needed customs clearance .
Surprising how many 16 year olds thought it was part of the Canary islands ?
Lol, you'd be surprised how many people still think they need a passport to head to the Isle of Shite.....ermm I mean Wight!


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Old 23 November 2013, 05:52   #12
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Originally Posted by Anchorhandler View Post
Isle of Shite.....
That made me laugh!

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