Refreshers for mine!
Refreshers for mine!
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chewy ones of course!!
I grew up with Spangles and those immitation sweet cigarettes!!!
Just read this out to my OH and he says that the term "lollies" for all sweets in Australia isn't as good as the term "Spogs". He reckons that Tyke the Yokshireman will be familiar with spogs!!!
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Sherbet dip dabs or black jacks were favourites of mine.
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Loved black jacks although I bet they aren't called that anymore. Also Wham bars and 2p space raiders crisps
My favourite that very few people seem to remember were Counters - bit like chocolate buttons but better. They came in little white packets with animal pictures on...ah memories!
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Hi everyone, I posted this thread and then left the country for a few weeks, so catching up now. Most of the sweets mentioned can be found at Blackeby's sweet shops, there is one in the city, Modbury and Hallet Cove according to the Google search. There is also a sweet shop in Hahndorf which has quite a good selection too, including Black Jacks Ktee. But alas, you will not find them on the penny, t'penny or the more expensive threp'ny trays anymore.
Spangles, for those who have not lived through the good times, were boiled sweets of various flavour's, they were about 2/3inch square by about 1/4inch thick came in packets about 4inch long ( converting from old money that is 20mm square by 6mm thick, and 100mm long) and they just seemed to have disappeared off the shelves for some as yet to me, unknown reason (tyke )
Never heard of 'spog' (even google could not find it related to Yorkshire/sweets) heard of 'sprog' which meant baby, as in giving birth 'dropped a sprog'. Spanish to me was the hard type of licorice, talking of which, what about the licorice root you could chew on until it became a stringy soggy type of fly swat or face slap?
Whilst we were in England at Xmas, we had a look in at Ludlow, and there were 2 butchers shops there which had rabbits and pheasants hanging up outside the shop, and a butchers bike too, will try and post the photo's, but haven't seen that for many years.
Anybody know what happened to Dick Emery? or Lonnie Donnigan? The oracle, my mother, could not enlighten me on them.