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    John. If one can’t bear contradiction in the world today we have no right to be here and spouting
    our heads off. The world is founded on contradictory values in almost every walk of life. Just that some people have never learned to handle it.cheers JS

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    Dicky Bird ( real name) was also a famous cricket umpire I believe. JS

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    Des Dickie Bird was also a famous cricket umpire. JS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Des Taff Jenkins View Post
    Don't know if Dicky Bird was his real name but he was an immigration officer in Auckland who knew every single seaman who jumped there, so much so that one bloke went to Aus a a ring bolt on the Monawai, came back six months later and Dicky bird was waiting for him, said to him, I never forget a face.
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    Was he the bloke that said "You can run but you can't hide" Des, years ago I knew a bloke who's name was Alan Bird but we all called him Dicky, cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by j.sabourn View Post
    John. If one can’t bear contradiction in the world today we have no right to be here and spouting
    our heads off. The world is founded on contradictory values in almost every walk of life. Just that some people have never learned to handle it.cheers JS

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    Dicky Bird ( real name) was also a famous cricket umpire I believe. JS

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    #10. Sent this already once but didn’t seem to go so may come up twice.
    Des Dickie Bird was also a famous cricket umpire. JS
    I used to watch a lot of cricket at one time John, Dicky Bird was a very popular umpire and well respected for his fairness, he
    was also a very good cricketer in his day and played for Yorkshire, cheers.

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    Dicky Bird as said was a very good Umpire i liked him a lot,always remember on his Out , he had that crocked Index Finger LOL
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    A guy I used to work with, and was well disliked by pretty much everyone, his name was Carr, and his nick name was Wang, even to his face, not sure he had worked it out, kt
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    Keith,

    Reminds me of Wayne Kerr in Oz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John F Collier View Post
    Was he the bloke that said "You can run but you can't hide" Des, years ago I knew a bloke who's name was Alan Bird but we all called him Dicky, cheers
    Hi John.
    That's the man, around in the 50s and 60s had a photographic memory for faces and names.
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    WE had a curs Kerr in Aus sacked the best PM Australia has ever had.
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