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From: "Bob Cunning" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] occupation Serge manufacturer
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 00:55:11 +1000
References: <000601c58a06$712341a0$0b02a8c0@canadamats> <013901c58a0a$cc95c2c0$9400a8c0@vic.bigpond.net.au> <malindike$217.134.11.32$.001e01c58a14$bc955750$200b86d9@yourv7oy5l24pg>


Thought it a bit rough for that Mike!! In Australia, railway/police uniforms
were made of serge, as was my first suit. After a time the seat of the
trousers wore and office workers were called ''Shiny B**s''

Cheers, Bob in Melbourne


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Hare" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 12:43 AM
Subject: Re: [DEV] occupation Serge manufacturer


> And blue serge knickers as I remember...... not that I looked!!!!!!
>
> Mike
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Cunning" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2005 2:32 PM
> Subject: Re: [DEV] occupation Serge manufacturer
>
>
> >A manufacturer of serge, a type of worstead cloth? Used to be a very
> > durable material for mens' suits
> >
> > Cheers, Bob in Melbourne
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "canadamats" <>
> > To: <>
> > Sent: Saturday, July 16, 2005 11:01 PM
> > Subject: [DEV] occupation Serge manufacturer
> >
> >
> >> Hello list
> >>
> >> Has anyone come across the occupation "Serge Manufacturer" before? I'm
> >> not
> >> finding any definition for it on the net, but I have found reference to
> > it.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Lynn (In Canada)
> >
> >
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