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Thread #165247   Message #3962396
Posted By: Senoufou
20-Nov-18 - 04:10 AM
Thread Name: BS: Long gone stationery supplies
Subject: RE: BS: Long gone stationery supplies
Oooh Tattie, I remember comb-and-paper! We were always playing on them. It did used to tingle on the lips didn't it?

The teacher always issued each pupil with blotting paper at the beginning of term. Ink made enough mess as it was without having no way of soaking it up. Fancy people not knowing what it it nowadays!

Can one still buy Basildon Bond writing pads and matching envelopes? I used to buy them with some of my pocket money and write to my grandparents, numerous Irish aunts and uncles and so on. Letters were the norm and the Post was fast. I think stamps were thruppence.