Lactic Enlightenment Searching for the essence of Milk and Milk Bars

Posted on Thursday, June 3rd, 2004 at 2:02 pm. About WhatIsAMilkBar.

The Experience

So, what exactly is a National Milk Bar?

Well, to be honest, I don’t know yet (but this web site is going to be a record of my discoveries)

What I remember about them, however, is that they were:

- Quite large

- Always warm in the Winter

- Filled with tables and chairs (usually plastic chairs and Formica tables)

- Had a long counter with sticky buns, scones, pies, sandwiches, tea, coffee and, of course, MILK

- The Milk was in one of those chilled, clear plastic tubs with a rotating thing to keep it moving

- And there was always a wide selection of brightly coloured milk flavourings on optics behind the ‘bar’

- In a National Milk Bar were folks of all ages and from all walks of life

- And there was always a ‘lost cat’ board with local notices.

Always the centre of the local community, they’d be a perfect place to exchange gossip. Hence the perfect setting for a joke about gossip that relies on the (Northern) Welsh accent for 60% of the Humour.

One response to 'The Experience'.

Comments and pings are currently closed for 'The Experience'.
comment_type == "trackback" || $comment->comment_type == "pingback" || ereg("", $comment->comment_content) || ereg("", $comment->comment_content)) { ?>
  1. John - Posted on June 4th, 2004 at 4:20 pm.
    comment_type != "trackback" && $comment->comment_type != "pingback" && !ereg("", $comment->comment_content) && !ereg("", $comment->comment_content)) { ?> comment_author_email == $admin_email) { $isByAuthor = true; $normal = false; } if($comment->comment_author_email == '') { // first noted email $isNoted = true; $normal = false; } if($comment->comment_author_email == '') { // second noted email $isNoted = true; $normal = false; } ?> id="comment-7"> 0 John
    Posted on June 4th, 2004 at 4:20 pm. About 'The Experience'.

    They always did a mean Welsh Rarebit

Choose from Full RSS or comments RSS feeds.
Lactic Enlightenment is powered by WordPress 1.5 and delivered to you in 0.046 seconds.
Design by Matthew. Administrator login and new user registration.