January 30, 1926

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

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Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

A Berkhamsted tradesman recently advertised: “Wanted, a boy – with brains if possible.” He received no replies, so he amended his advertisement: “Wanted, a boy – with or without brains.” He got a boy.

[From the Watford Observer of January 30, 1926]

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