They still do 'Pen Licences' in at least some Primary Schools.At primary school only being allowed to write with a pencil until you were judged worthy of moving onto a fountain pen. Ball-points were not allowed.
Teachers being allowed to mark in red ink, throw chalk / board rubbers at you or deliver a clip around the ear. Linked to this, being afraid of your parents finding out because they'd side with the teachers.
Bobbies on the beat.
Perfectly correct. When I was young and poor most of my music came from a shop that sold off used singles for 10p. They had all been pulled out of juke boxes and had the centres knocked out.It's a thing you put in the middle of ex-jukebox records to enable you to play them on a standard turntable.
Didn't most singles have the centers removed? That why we had these:Perfectly correct. When I was young and poor most of my music came from a shop that sold off used singles for 10p. They had all been pulled out of juke boxes and had the centres knocked out.
No, most were made to fit a home stereo. As others have said, the adaptor you didn't recognise and the one you posted, were used to make ex-jukebox 45s fit home record players.Didn't most singles have the centers removed? That why we had these:
Pitralon forever - Real pens have a nib - If it doesn't tick, it's not a watch.
Further to that, seeing core plugs which had popped out in sub zero conditions and pools of coolant under the engine blocks when things warmed up.In freezing weather Putting a blanket overnight under the car bonnet to keep the engine “warm “ .and the consequences if you forget it’s there next morning.