Re: Parenting illustrated by telegrams

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Posted by Mike Dennis on May 15, 2016 at 23:46:29 user MTD.

In Reply to: Parenting illustrated by telegrams posted by Magnus Smith on May 14, 2016 at 09:58:06:

Another of those things that I have read so many times in AR but not realised the importance of such a simple piece of information.

I'm also reminded of an incident in my older teenage years (early 1970s) when a friend in London sent me a telegram to say they were unable to visit that day, my maternal grandparents, who I lived with, were appaled as they were only used to telegrams being used for bad news (their son had been killed in WWII) or celebrations such as wedding congratulations.

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