Pickled Egg Quiz

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The 'get out clause' for the producers might be that the local permanent way bods refer to the Forth Bridge as 'The Bridge', and so that is good enough for the story.
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Barrs might refer to it as the Irn-Bru Bridge "Made in Scotland from Girders!"

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bobins wrote: 16 Jul 2020, 20:03 The 'get out clause' for the producers might be that the local permanent way bods refer to the Forth Bridge as 'The Bridge', and so that is good enough for the story.
AFAIK Michael Portillo was told that The Forth Bridge was the only un-numbered bridge on the whole UK rail network, and was recorded as The Bridge. That tells me that ths was not a local thing.
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Does it have a name?

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I'm not convinced that drink's a good thing ! :lol:
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I'll give it a go at the Worm!! :-D
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Never seen that before but did used to consume much black velvet - Guinness and Cider. Until I was 18 then it lost it's fascination.
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My mum used to love her black velvet but she insisted it was made with Mackeson and Bulmers Strongbow!! :-D
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Whoisthisthen? and how does he link with Mackeson? first bit is really easy!


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That would be Bernard Miles of "looks good, tastes good and, by golly, it does you good." fame!! TV ad campaign pitted up against the Guinness Toucan!!
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Correct Mick, I'm sure there used to be loads of the "looks good etc" adverts but you tube rather pathetically just comes up with this one



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A pre-Bernard ad:

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Brewed in Luton now, but still has the lactose in the recipe preserving its "Milk Stout" credentials but originally from Hythe in Kent and at that time the oldest Brewery in the Country

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I'm going to run after posting this video, my nomination for the worst video so far featured on the FCF, (unless of course you know different!) :-D

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It amazing that it comes up near the top in a search on youtube for "Mackeson Advert". Excruciating presentation :-D

Just to get a bit of quizzing into an excuse to put up an amusing series of Beer Adverts....
Who plays Arkwrights wife in this series of clips (she is not in every one) . :?:
and a supplementary where is this bridge :?: (it appears many times in the clips, and if you locate that you could maybe find the "Three Ferrets" too?)
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The clips start off slow starts off slow but by the time they gets to "Arkwrights new dog" definitely chuckle material for me.



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