“So your water pump was only twenty yards away from your house, was it? Well, where I lived, we had it *really* tough…”
Daily Express Four Yorkshiremen This kind of discussion seems to be catnip for Express readers Basically boils down to this We had it tough So these young people today can't possibly be having problems Because we had it really tough Snowflake Generation of wimps Well you seem delightful Robert Kent Greatstone-on-Sea Winter Snow Mind you We had it hard We'd have given our right arms for snow Lava we had to deal with Big hot blobs of lava landing everywhere Lava? LAVA?!?!? LUXURY! We had to go to school and avoid dinosaurs on the way But you tell the young of today that And they won't believe you Central heating Mollycoddled youngsters Water pump 20 yards from the house Oh it was only 20 yards from your house was it?