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Subject: Re: What is a green grocers shop? - a reply
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 18:21:44 +0000 (GMT)
Yes, I remember the babies outside shops. Sadly, it's no longer safe to do this. Funnily enough, I saw one the other day, which really surprised me, as I hadn't realised before that I hadn't seen it for some years.
> Hi: He sells vegetables, fruit. Not so long ago, pre the large
> sell-it-all-supermarkets, most things were sold out of individual shops, the
> butchers, the bakers etc. I remember well my mother hauling me in and out
> of each shop going down the street. Does anyone remember the lines of prams
> left outside the shops (with babies in), while mum shopped inside? Nobody
> believes me here. Sylvia now in Seattle
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "June Pittard" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2002 7:49 AM
> Subject: What is a green grocers shop?
> > Hello,
> > What does the name green grocers shop mean? And in the directory is there
> a green grocers shop own by the family of Farrant (1900-till)?
> > Thank you
> > June
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