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Subject: [CHS] : Canal Puddler
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 06:33:25 EST
My previous Email referred to an Iron Puddler, playing about with
But there is another sort of Puddler, much more suited to an 18 year old :))
After canals were cut out they were not waterproof, so a layer of clay was
"puddled" onto the bottom and sides. Hence the job of "Canal Puddler" The
Canal viaduct over the Kidsgrove Road near where I live has not leaked since it
was first puddled many years ago.
"Why does he call you Ee-aw ?" said Pooh.
"Dunno. Ee-aw, Ee-aw, Ee-awlways calls me that." said Ee-aw.
"Let's go and play Pooh sticks." said Pooh.