"Rod Speed" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Damian <email@example.com> wrote
>> Rod Speed <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
>>> Petzl <email@example.com> wrote
>>>> Rod Speed <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
>>>>>> Before 1950 or even 1960 there were very few imported (from USA or
>>>>>> Europe) lamp holders and we had local or English models.
>>>>> But there were still some ES bulbs used then.
>>>> Personally not seen them till a pom electrician suggest we use them to
>>>> stop pilfering
>>>>>> In fact the ordinary house mostly had just a swinging lamp with or
>>>>>> withour shade in each room.
>>>>> Bullshit. That was certainly common but nothing mostly.
>>>> Our "old" house built 1930's ? but our "new" 1952 house had similar
>>>> ones we use today (but brown bakelite)
>>> None of the houses I ever lived in had lights like that
>>> and I lived in a lot more than just 2 houses too.
>> I thought you lived in the same house for a long time.
> Yes, but that one is well after the time being discussed there.
>> Or are you talking about even before that?
>> Did they have light globes back then?!
> Yep, tho we did also use other lights when camping etc.
Notice Roddles trying to deflect to some other light, Classic Roddles.