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From: "Art Eccles" <>
Subject: Re: [YKS] Yorkshire Humour
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2005 11:37:24 +0100
All this talk about Yorkshire humour reminds me of an incident that happened
when I was 18 years old. I lived in Vancouver BC Canada and myself and a
group of friends drove across the border to Seatle in Washington state for a
We managed to convince a number of people that we had been forced to leave
our sled-dogs at the border because the dogs did not have the proper
As far as I know, I was the only member of our group with Yorkshire
----- Original Message -----
From: "Margaret Taylor" <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 2:55 PM
Subject: [YKS] Yorkshire Humour
> Having been a listmember for many years I feel I have the right to comment
> about the recent *goings on*.
> The folk who are complaining about the recent "Humour" thread SURELY can't
> have much Yorkshire blood passed down to them from their forebears at all!
> My Canadian born son often complains that his Canadian contemporaries
> haven't a clue what he(my son) could be dying with laughing about at
> times. Having 90% Yorkshire ancestors gives him a fantastic sense of
> Roy's return has livened up this list which over the past year or so has
> been very boring.
> I (along with many others) have done many many lookups for folk and
> certainly don't mind doing it, but the interspersing of letters with Roy's
> quirkiness and humour have had me in stitches this week.A good laugh is
> For all those who want to complain, go ahead, I shall just delete *those*
> letters as they should have done Roy's!
> Yes and why aren't you working at work???
> Margaret Taylor (Toronto)
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