Re: Ring-around-the-collar.

From:Connie McManus <conmac@cc.usu.edu>

Dr. Ian,

Huh???  Please explain what Paddingon and Wellies are.  

thnx
Connie M

"Dr. Ian Montgomery." wrote:
> 
> John,
>         What about the other ring, common in children from the UK, the
> ring-around-the-calf. Mostly found in Primary School children during
> the long dark wet winter months when Wellies are a common footwear. As
> you'll probably remember, the ring is an almost constant feature among
> children who develop a love for Paddington and have to be surgically
> removed from the beloved Wellies.
>         I wonder if Compo went to his grave with the ring, he almost
> certainly had one around-the-collar.
>  Ian.
> 
> Dr. Ian Montgomery,
> West Medical Building,
> University of Glasgow,
> Glasgow,
> G12 8QQ.
> Tel: 0141 339 8855.  Extn:6602.
> Fax: 0141 330 2923
> e-mail: ian.montgomery@bio.gla.ac.uk

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