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    ETA's awful pun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quinno View Post
    ETA's awful pun

    The Cambridge Blue
    Puns are meant to be awful. That's how you know it's a pun.

    Have I missed something? "CAMRA yoghurt-knitters who like a selfie while clogging the bar with their hour-long half" - is that a thing? If this is a new way of annoying people, perhaps I should be doing it...
    Come On You Hatters!

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    Will's review of this place really made me laugh - it obviously hasn't improved much since Stronger's equally hilarious review from 2009!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Real Ale Ray View Post
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    Will's review of this place really made me laugh - it obviously hasn't improved much since Stronger's equally hilarious review from 2009!
    Yup. It's the dog's bo**ocks - literally!

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    Default The Hatters Arms, Marple

    Thanks to ROBCamra for his suggestion that I visit this one (when circumstances allow): The Hatters Arms

    It is indeed on my to-do list, being on Camra's inventory of historically important interiors.

    For what it's worth, Stockport County fans don't refer to their club by the nickname Hatters (even though it's an "official" nickname), preferring just County. At least, this is my experience from seeing games at Edgeley Park, and what I've been told when talking to fans in pubs in Stockport. Whereas Luton Town fans use "Come On You Hatters!" interchangeably with "Come On Luton".

    Little known fact: the hats made in Stockport were made of felt (from the Pennine woollen industry), while those made in Luton were straw (from agricultural by-products - straw plaiting was a cottage industry in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, though it seems to have started in a prisoner of war camp near Peterborough during the Napoleonic wars (see page 17 of this linked article)).
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