Real Bash Street unveiled in honour of Beano kids
26 February 2014
A real Bash Street has been unveiled in Dundee in honour of the naughty Beano school pupils The Bash Street Kids.
The new street sign, in the city's West Marketgait area, features Plug and Wilfred leaving messages for Teacher.
Plans for the street were put forward by Beano comic publishers DC Thomson, which is based in the city.
I think they left it a bit too late, 'Leo' Baxendale departed this mortal coil a good while ago now.. . . and they are all claiming compensation for abuse!
I often wondered why characters in the Beano and Dandy said 'oyaah!' when hurt, then I moved to Aberdeenshire...lalalalalalaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! I'm not listening!
Yup, sounds familiar. Usually followed by an "Oohyah. . . B******!" Though it's more of a Glaswegian expletive with more extensions ~ "usually."I often wondered why characters in the Beano and Dandy said 'oyaah!' when hurt, then I moved to Aberdeenshire...
I think they left it a bit too late, 'Leo' Baxendale departed this mortal coil a good while ago now.
'Decades ago' 'Leo,' myself and one other, had a bash at growing Mushrooms in an empty Post Office Building in Perthshire.David Sutherland, who died earlier this month, took over from Leo Baxendale decades ago.
His final Bash Street Kids cartoon was in the Beano a couple of Wednesdays ago.
Fatty is no longer called Fatty, but Freddy.
High levels of Sugar, Salt & Fat. . . sounds like the regular Scottish Diet as I recall!He's probably been doing the quizzes that promote junk food on the Beano website:
Can't have had much competition.Pupils at a Nottinghamshire school are celebrating after winning the Beano's Britain's Funniest Class competition.
Their winning joke - "What happened to the maths teacher's garden? It grew square roots" - will also feature on the front cover.