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By This Time Next Year
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...the guy that used to clean windscreens at the St Marys Church traffic lights?

Anyone else remember this or was it just a childhood imagining?

Did cars in the 80s not have water sprayers? (Genuine question)
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By Locky_McLockface
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This Time Next Year wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:13 pm
...the guy that used to clean windscreens at the St Marys Church traffic lights?

Anyone else remember this or was it just a childhood imagining?

Did cars in the 80s not have water sprayers? (Genuine question)
You didn't just dream it. I assumed that councils put a stop to screen-washers, as there were lots of reports of people being bullyed into paying the washers, and people's windscreens being egged if they refused.

I'm pretty certain that I saw that guy you're talking about selling The Big Issue, possibly at Waitrose, Marmion Road a few years back.
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By Locky_McLockface
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<dj.> wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:15 pm
I vaguely recall windscreen washers becoming compulsory around 1971. Blimey! that's nearly 50 years ago.
Yes, thank you for reminding me, I shall be 50 next year..... :evil:
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