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Post by mareserg » Mon Apr 05, 2004 3:28 am

Are there any older adults on this message board? Just wondering 'cos I'd like to find some long lost old acquaintances.
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Post by gazza » Tue Apr 13, 2004 10:10 am

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Post by memor » Tue May 25, 2004 11:34 pm

Mareserg is that anagram for something.

Like Gazza is anagram for big stupid nit who cant write very good english if his life depended on it.

Did you go to Morty Road school ?

I did so did countless others but I seem to be the only one to own up to the fact.

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Post by mareserg » Fri Jul 30, 2004 1:14 am

To Memor:
Sorry I didn't reply to your post way back when? I've been otherwise occupied and haven't had time to get on the web site lately. Anyway, you asked about my user name....... I use an abbreviated version of my real name.

By the way! Is anyone on this board old enough to remember St. John's school that used to be on Beech Rd (I think)......I'm really dating myself by bringing that up but just wonder about so many things that were part of my childhood in South Shields.

Thanks!
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Post by lynn » Sun Aug 01, 2004 2:41 pm

hiya how old are we talking here ???????

do you know redwell school or hintons supermarket that used to be at the
nook ??

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St. John's School

Post by mareserg » Sun Aug 01, 2004 8:01 pm

Hi ...
Well suffice to say that I'm a lady in my sixties! 8) But don't let that fool you.....I'm still a teenager at heart! Anyway, I attended that school back in the 1950's and never heard any more about the school. I left England in the late 1950's.
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Post by gazza » Sat Aug 07, 2004 10:20 am

hey.............am juzt messin aboot pet........but listen.....ameen luk...
how did yuh stop bein a geordie lass like..........eh
anyway..........60 iz tuday`z 40............tarra......
{ juzt need tuh chek that kwoat }
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Not a Shield's lass?????????????

Post by mareserg » Sat Aug 07, 2004 3:37 pm

Can't claim to be a "Shield's lass" when I haven't lived there in well over forty years!! But do claim to be by birth and running the old streets of Shields as a kid. You probably didn't know a lot of them.......most long gone now! Alexander St., Francis St., Florence St., Dean Terrace? Temple St., etc., can't remember all of them!

The thing is........I've lived more of my life in the States than I did in England so that makes me a North Carolina gal by longevity.

Well about the "60'" is today's "40"......hmmm.....you're more right than you think you are!!
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Post by gazza » Sun Aug 08, 2004 1:19 pm

eye..............yuh nevva evva 4-get sheeldz.......eh...rememba thu ....
archuz.......................thu tyne dok onez .................silly............
any-hooo.............HAVVA NICE DAaaaaaaaaaaY.........
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Post by mareserg » Sun Aug 08, 2004 3:06 pm

lynn wrote:hiya how old are we talking here ???????

do you know redwell school or hintons supermarket that used to be at the
nook ??

Let's just say about 60 going on 39! :wink:

Heard of Redwell School but can't remember exactly where it was as I never went there.
I do remember Hinton's supermarket at the Nook......... I lived near the Nook before I left England in the late 1950's.
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Post by hellraiser » Wed Oct 06, 2004 8:25 pm

me da was brought up in florence street

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Post by mareserg » Wed Oct 06, 2004 9:13 pm

gazza wrote:eye..............yuh nevva evva 4-get sheeldz.......eh...rememba thu ....
archuz.......................thu tyne dok onez .................silly............
any-hooo.............HAVVA NICE DAaaaaaaaaaaY.........

What's with all this "Ebonics"!!! Write in English so I can understand it!
Remember I've been away a long time and not used to the slang.
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Post by gazza » Wed Oct 06, 2004 10:55 pm

well...............a rememba..............steve austin............ee hadda few...
onics...........and ee`z lass did................later on...........now wat wazza name agen....oh yeh.........................jamey summa`z.............eh
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Post by Greymalkin » Thu Jun 02, 2005 11:32 am

I've seen what happens to these poor people with Ebonics. It's quite sad to watch them decline. They become less able to communicate in the advanced stages when they regress to baby talk, and often literally "Spit the Dummy" in order to get attention.

Mareserg, I'm 59 myself, half Geordie, half Black Country, 35 years in Australia. I pop onto this site looking for signs of intelligent life, but as you can see, it's a hopeless task.

Why don't you join me on an equivalent Black Country site? There are some darned good threads there, and they are in English.

http://bb.blackcountry.com/communitycentral/index.php?

BTW, Mareserg, are you in Pat Conroy country? I love his books and I've always wanted to visit.

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Post by Elaine H » Thu Jun 09, 2005 1:00 am

Mare, my Mam went to St. Johns school.
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Post by Keefbeer » Thu Aug 18, 2005 5:08 pm

Ditto, so did my mother and she would have been there in the late 1950s she lived in Stanhope Road and went by the name of mam, sorry Sheila Hall.
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Post by denis » Tue Oct 04, 2005 8:53 pm

I can remember being offered a place at the school but turned it down as all they did there was type writing .[i finished up at CLEADON PARK SEC

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Post by gtirbri » Wed Jul 12, 2006 5:50 pm

Denis

did you know and Rileys who went to cleadon park

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