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In the village where our children grew up, there were two sides of the tracks... except there weren’t any tracks. Unlike London, the village west end was generally considered the ‘wrong’ side of the tracks. We lived up east.

Our children learnt from our neighbours’ kids that the people living up west were the local poor people - ‘LPPs’. The children weren’t looking down on the disadvantaged, but simply explaining and excusing the LPP children’s appalling behaviour.

With a massive mortgage, school fees, London commuting costs and despite speaking the Queen’s English, little did they know who the real LPPs were!

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    Christopher 4 months ago

    I don't know if it's true over there, but getting in debt up to your eyeballs is the American dream!

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    Neville Hunt 4 months ago

    Hehe! That works over here too. I had two mates who had five star lives with five star wives and three star incomes... and credit cards galore maxed up to the limit on every one, using one card to pay off the others until it was time to apply for yet another. And the criminal card issuers just seemed to encourage it. I wonder who was making all the money🥴 (But I’m just a one star tightwad!)

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