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Unique Trades

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Unique Trades

Which famous character had two unique trades, Treacle Bender and Foghorn Sharpener?

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Re: Unique Trades

Andy Capp ? Cheesy
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That's the fellah.
The Labour Exchange never seemed to find him a suitable position Undecided

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Who was it that had a job as a 'wringer outer for a one armed window cleaner', sounds like a Cooperism, but I'm not so sure.
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I don't know but love it. Grin

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dont know, but this is the oldest I could find
http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=529626
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Old Apr 15th 2008, 10:34 pm   #1
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Default any unusual jobsHuh?Huh
Hi all,
Just for curiosity I wondered if anyone has an unusual job here in Spain. I only ever hear of telesales, bars, shops and working with expats. It would be nice to hear from people employed in different fields, like being a wringer outer for a one armed window cleaner for example.
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must be an old Plusnet one
http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/archive/index.php/t-33065.html
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20-03-2005, 17:25
I used to be a wheel-tapper's listener then I beacame a wringer-out for a one-armed window cleaner.
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Ahhhh....The Wheel Tappers and Shunters Social Club Smiley

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My mother came from the Potteries and this is one I always remember
http://www.thepotteries.org/bottle_kiln/saggar.htm