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Classic Crow's Nest

Overheard in November 1969

This post was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the Crow's Nest section of the November 1969 issue of The Bermudian. It is typed exactly how it originally appeared.    We were browsing in The Irish Linen Shop in Hamilton when a lady tourist asked a sales-girl for a 60-inch by 80-inch round tablecloth. The sales-girl smiled indulgently and said, “Perhaps you mean an oval cloth.” Thereafter, the dialogue when like this:   Shopper: “No, it’s got to be round.” Sales-girl: “But it would have ...

Classic Crow's Nest

September 1977

This article is from our archives. It originally appeared within the Crow's Nest section of the September 1977 issue of The Bermudian.   Anecdotes offered by Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge.   WEATHERBIRD “What shall I d...

Classic Crow's Nest

August 1949: Wistowe

Originally appeared in "Crow's Nest" in the August 1949 issue of The Bermudian Whether its proximity to the Aquarium affects the matter cannot be proved, but it would seem that for many years Wistowe has been the happy hunting-ground for a su...

Classic Crow's Nest

August 1977

This is a Classic Crow's Nest from our Archives.    While sipping a cocktail the other day with our good friend Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge, well-known Front St. businessman and restaurateur, we reveled in hearing again some of the...

Classic Crow's Nest

July 1982

Since we have never sought to hide our deep affection for Bermuda historian and author Terry Tucker, you can imagine our reaction to the news that Her Majesty the Queen has honoured her with granting of an O.B.E. as part of Her birthday awards. ...

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A Gentleman’s Sport

Published in December 1973, written by Eric Johnson   The Preakness it isn’t. In fact, Bermuda lobster racing may rate somewhere on the excitement scale just below waiting for the sheriff’s department to close down the Sunday afte...