On Mon, 08 Mar 2021 02:36:05 GMT, Sam Plusnet <n...@home.com
> On 07-Mar-21 21:16, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
>> On Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 4:04:37 PM UTC-5, Sam Plusnet wrote:
>>> On 07-Mar-21 15:09, semir...@my-deja.com
>>>> The "second hand goods factory" was the invention of the late
>>>> comedian Ken Dodd
>>> Knotty Ash also had treacle mines - according to the same source.
>> Lewis Carroll had them presumably much earlier, and Martin Gardner
>> has a disquisition on the history of the concept.
>> Mid 19th century!
> Thank you for that.
> If I had previously known that Wincanton is twinned with Ankh-Morpork,
> I had forgotten.
I think that's 'cos of the Cunning Artificer.
xpost for old times sake.
Bah, and indeed, Humbug.