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“It was 1947, the South Africans were touring; I was just home for the school holidays and after lunch on 26 July Wisden remains invaluable for spot-on logging of one's whole life, relayed live from Headingley came a distinctive voice out of the old bakelite wireless set in the corner of our West Country kitchen.”
“Three dudes, flappin 'gums at a bakelite table, like our Founders intended.”
“There were the melamine dishes, often used for camping and very similar in denseness to the bakelite of old.”
“Later came the fully synthetic, not found anywhere in nature, plastics such as epoxy and bakelite.”
“I have one bakelite button that is put on like a buttoniere and has a screw back.”
“(M Sarki, I plan to read your comment here) But Cooper and Cindy I just have to say that listening to WLS in Chicago when I got my paper-route-yard-sale-bakelite-fifty-cent-radio, years ago, “War” was one of the songs that was played in my first days listening to it.”
“The light fittings in their private quarters have changed little over the decades and are said to give off the faint smell of warm bakelite when they have been left on too long.”
“Three dudes, flappin' gums at a bakelite table, like our Founders intended.”
“I have bought some amazing buttons from them-I really love big buttons, and bakelite buttons( I guess I could go on and on about all the buttons I love...), and have been planning for years it seems like(!) to mount them in a frame to hang in my small sewing room.”
“The old Western Electric phones, early phonograph discs, and even bowling balls were made of bakelite.”
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Words that remind me of Grandma's.
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