Yes, our grandmothers still had genuine knowledge of staying naturally healthy!
My granny lectured me about her practical knowledge,
For better digestion, I drink beer... For loss of appetite, I drink white wine... With low blood pressure, I drink red wine... With high blood pressure, I drink brandy... And whenever I have a cold, I drink vodka.
I was once asked if I ever drank water. My answer was, I’ve never been that sick!
You couldn't make it up...
Visitors to the giant Ferris wheel erected in November 2003 in central Birmingham found that the accompanying commentary was in French. It told them they were looking out over the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower when in fact they were gazing down on Smethwick. The 197ft wheel had been brought over from France - but technical difficulties got in the way of replacing the commentary on Paris with one on the mighty Midlands city.
Geordies mates in the pub were amazed when he told them that he had bought his missus a wooden leg for Christmas. He told them it wasn’t her main present, it was just a ‘stocking filler’.”