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Thread #124118   Message #2739254
Posted By: GUEST,Dave hunt
05-Oct-09 - 08:59 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Oller Boller (Bill Caddick)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Oller Boller, Bill Caddick
Wolverhampton! Wolverhampton!! - that bay right aar kid - yoe gorra be from the Black Country - which _never_ included 'Hompton - even thought thev put it on theer signs now - 'Wolverhampton - capital of the Black Country ' What a load of oud squit!!

My very good friend Mr Caddick and I were born only a couple of miles away from each other - and in the same year too - an we'm proper Black Country folks - an Oller Boller was a game as was played by kids (sort of Hide 'n Seek)[and Bill and I now both live in Shropshire, about 5 miles apart!]