Some extremely creative readers have actually composed in to advise Granny that they understand the l lth day of January is a big day for Column 8, which today is a lot more considerable– it is the 75th anniversary of Granny’s very first look in the 8th column of the old broadsheet page of the Sydney Early Morning Herald. It’s a diamond of a day for your dear old Granny, 75 years young! With specific thanks to Andrew Leventhal of St Leonards, Don Bain of Port Maquarie and Allan Gibson of Cherrybrook for their birthday greetings, Allan keeping in mind with consternation that the 2022 Leunig calendar consisted of the birthdays for the Herald, Age and AFR however not Column 8. I am on the case to have you acknowledged in the 2023 calendar! Graeme Finn of Summer season Hillmight not have the ability to create any upside-down years besides 1961 (C8), however he does understand those born because year will turn 61 this year. Don Leayr of Albury keeps in mind Mad Publication commemorating
1961 as an upside-down year(C8), the very first given that 1881, and the last up until 6009. Andrew McPherson of Kalaru reckons that with 6009, and 6119, being nigh on 4000 years away, there is no warranty they will happen. Thanks to our groceries getting compressed either at the checkout or when stuffed into the cars and truck, we now pay complete cost for packages of partly broken biscuits(C8 ), regrets Joan Brown of Orange. Maintaining today’s mathematical style, Patricia Fairall of Goulburn remembers that while talking with her kid Jon, he mentioned, I am 47 and was born in 1974.
To which Patricia responded, I am 74 and was born in 1947. Patricia questions if there are any other Column 8 readers who share those substantial digits within their family. Being a previous noise man in Canberra, Paul James of Thredbo want to propose 12/1/22 as International Noise Examine Day > Col Shephard of Yamba believed he had actually seen every you can possibly imagine style of COVID mask possible, varying from the hopelessly worthless to the remarkably outrageous, up until he saw a mask being used in Yamba which he thinks deserves
a best-in-class award. The mask, which was being used appropriately, by a male under 40 years of ages( my quote), showed a mouth and a half of teeth of all sizes and shapes, in different states of repair work and disrepair, in a humungous smile. It brought your home down! No accessories, please. Include name, suburban area and daytime phone.