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Richard2017
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Re: Norwich

Post by Richard2017 » Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:25 pm

Our famous Norfolk cowardice?

;)

(..actually could it be canaries, as in Norwich fc? Do canaries have yellow bellies? )
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Janey Dal
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Re: Norwich

Post by Janey Dal » Sun Dec 03, 2017 11:15 am

I Googled it — what did we do before Google? We must have been in a constant state of ignorance :lol: :lol: .

Anyway - there are various apparent theories: the two I preferred were a type of newt which lives in Norfolk and has a yellow belly and the sheep who grazed in the mustard fields and got yellow pollen on their stomachs.

A bit boring to be honest.

We are known as Smoggies although technically that is Middlesbrough rather than Stockton. No prizes for guessing why :twisted: :twisted: .

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Re: Norwich

Post by Richard2017 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:42 pm

Yes, thank god for Google. ;)

I can't believe we all used to head down to a library or buy a book when we needed to find something out. And then somehow remember it.

I'm sure my retention of information has drastically deteriorated since Google. Probably the start of an evolutionary step backwards. :)
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Re: Norwich

Post by stuart13 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:27 am

You may well be right, Richard. We also have spellchecks and grammar editors for when we write.

What will man (and women) do when the next solar flare fries all the World's computer chips?

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Re: Norwich

Post by MikeyB » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:55 am

Buy Encyclopaedia Brittanica? :mrgreen:

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Anne Dawson
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Re: Norwich

Post by Anne Dawson » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:57 pm

They don't make the paper version anymore.
I've just put my dad's 1987 set of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in the garage.
I'm always saying to the family that they'll need written information " when the electricity fails "!
They laugh at me.

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Re: Norwich

Post by paul.m » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:16 am

Thought we were on about Lincolnshire yellow bellies which were called as soldiers from Lincolnshire used to wear a yellow waistcoat
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Janey Dal
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Re: Norwich

Post by Janey Dal » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:35 am

Well there you go! Google didn’t mention that Paul! You know more than Google :shock: :shock: WOW!

One of our GPs genuinely believes that the interwebbie and technology is creating people with fewer memory skills and therefore is an evolutionary step backwards. Just saying .......

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Re: Norwich

Post by MikeyB » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:19 pm

Nonsense. There is no difference between “I’ll go to the library and look it up” and “I’ll Google it to find out”. You’ll remember it just as well either way. Or you won’t, either way.

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Re: Norwich

Post by Janey Dal » Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:15 pm

Well that’s his opinion and he’s as entitled to it as you are to yours Mike.

His opinion is based on the theory that you don’t NEED to remember things - you just look them up.

I can see his point actually.

So ner! :lol: :lol:

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Re: Norwich

Post by paul.m » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:15 am

Now Now play nicely
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