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Happy birthday Alf Garnett, you daft, reactionary old git


Growing up in that area (the town hall clock at the beginning is down the road from where I lived (although that's actually East Ham town hall clock not canning town)). The language used was pretty common, but there was some difference in peoples actions, there was a lot of East Londoners who would say things that sound racist, but then would have coloured friends. The older generation can sound a lot more racist than their actions actually are. I still have the odd cringe at some of the things said by older relatives.

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