It was the activity that kept you from murder and mayhem as you waited on hold, waited for your caller to dry up, or listened to Greensleeves for the 96th time.
The name vanished in 1991. Except not quite…
It cost too much money. It ruined political careers. It was a monument to corporate sponsorship. Welcome to the queue.
Sock puppets are in the news this week. Not the Internet sort. The real sort.
The last travellers on a Club 18-30 holiday have returned to the UK. The last banana boat has sailed for this once hugely popular holiday brand.
They were once a modern miracle. No longer did you have to have a pocketful of coins to make a phone call. Instead, you could reach for the magic card.
Every day in the UK, the Meteorological Office issues four weather forecasts for people in boats. Lots of people not in boats listen to the Shipping Forecast, too. So, when you propose changing it, the result is outcry.
you could go to a train station in the UK, hand over a parcel, and it would arrive at another station the same day. Back in the 1980s, this was lightning speed.