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Classroom - "primary school. There were pots of ink in those inkwells and we used horrible pens which were a piece of wood with a nib attached. I could never get the hang of writing with them. I was thrilled when I could use a fountain pen years later."

school desks with ink wells - I sat at desks like this in primary school - but did not write with ink! (not quite that old) ***ditto***

school desks with ink wells - I sat at desks like this in primary school - but did not write with ink! (not quite that old) ***ditto***

WOODEN SCHOOL BLACKBOARD DUSTER 1960s / 70s - I've been on the end of one of these, several times, my teacher was an excellent shot!

WOODEN SCHOOL BLACKBOARD DUSTER 1960s / 70s - I've been on the end of one of these, several times, my teacher was an excellent shot!

These were "starched" with sugar water and then you wore at least three of them to make your skirt stand out.  Love the 1950s.

These were "starched" with sugar water and then you wore at least three of them to make your skirt stand out. Love the 1950s.

Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925. Now it's a cream in a tube.

Pink, pungent, and often used. Originally a thick antiseptic ointment with a distinctive pink color and scented with oil of wintergreen that came in the pictured tin. Invented by cough mixture tycoon Sir William Henry Veno, in 1925. Now it's a cream in a tube.

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