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#320873 - 19th May 2009 1:17pm want a pic of an entry or jigger
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for those too young to remember an entry or jigger as we called them was the passage way between back to back terraced houses down which which the binmen used to go to collect peoples dustbins which were put out of your backyard.

I'm trying to find one to get a photo of
Preferably one covered at the start of it

I want to do some pics to a song by Larry White
"When I was a lad from Birkenhead"

where he says "stand in the jigger listening to the pouring of the rain"

Anyone else heard this song


Edited by derekdwc (19th May 2009 1:20pm)

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#320894 - 19th May 2009 1:38pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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Something like this Derek??

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#320913 - 19th May 2009 2:03pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: Wench]
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thanks

the only one I can think of in Birkenhead is next to Hamilton Pub
Charing Cross

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#320917 - 19th May 2009 2:06pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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I've never seen a covered jigger unless you mean the covered entry between two houses, like on the woodchurch, as children we used to call that the jigger. But in the traditional sense, never seen a covered one. Do remember the binmen though, when bins where bins and full of ashes. when they dropped anything it didn't worry them bending down to pick it up.
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#320923 - 19th May 2009 2:14pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: bert1]
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you are right it was between 2 houses at the beginning of the entry where I lived just off Grange Road near the swings

Remember if you bagged off in the Craftsmans club Grange Road you could usually find a jigger handy for a neckin session

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#320928 - 19th May 2009 2:28pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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Only neckin Derek ?
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#320931 - 19th May 2009 2:33pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: bert1]
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or his memory is that far gone he can't remember beyond yesterdays dinner
Wonder what that was?

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#320932 - 19th May 2009 2:41pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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What did i ask you confused
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#320933 - 19th May 2009 2:42pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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Am giving myself airs calling myself a gentleman

I did buy Dr Brunos Memory Help 30 years ago and if I can remember where I put it I;ll have to dig it out someday

Only got as far as the 1st part where you had to associate what you wanted to remember with items attached to a Maypole
EG
a loaf of bread(to remember to get)floating in giant teacup

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#320935 - 19th May 2009 2:47pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: derekdwc]
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It will be in that safe place, its just remembering where the safe place is.
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#320936 - 19th May 2009 3:04pm Re: want a pic of an entry or jigger [Re: bert1]
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I'm glad other people have that problem as well !!

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Moggies were called "Jigger Rabbits" as well.
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