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31 Things That Will Make No Sense If You Didn't Grow Up In Britain

Rainbow. Used to watch it when I came home from school at lunch time.

Vintage Rainbow Badge - British Kids TV Show

Rainbow kids TV show. My children had Rainbow badges, and a signed photo of the team.

In the days when scrapbooks were made of paper haha! Messy and tricky to reopen every time the spreader sealed itself back together. Great gloopy texture and smell though. Always wrinkled the page and took ages to dry ...

Vintage school glue bottle ~ the slit would open when you pressed down on the top.

half penny coin  - I miss these!!! withdrawn from circulation in December 1984.

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I remember these being introduced and being all new and shiny! Loose change to buy half penny chews, such as Fruit Salads & Black Jacks on the way to school.

19 retro sweets that need to be brought back IMMEDIATELY

19 retro sweets that need to be brought back IMMEDIATELY

I think I was banned from eating this as there were rumours that some kids died from it! It was a kind of orange sherbet dust that popped and sizzled in your mouth. Would it pass health and safety standards in this day and age? Unlikely!

school desks with ink wells - I sat at desks like this in primary school - but did not write with ink! (not quite that old) ***ditto***

Old school desks Iron framed and bolted to the floor. Notice the inkwell. I had to write with a nibbed pen - and I'm still alive.

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