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Annus Dispiritus

By Ericsamson
I wonder if some resourceful cove will have any of these made for another memorable (?) year. 🥴 ☹️ 😷

Found on the door of a certain bolt hole 'Somewhere in England.' Granted, it's hardly Luther's '95 Theses' but it's a start. Now I've started I'll finish. 🥴

Many thanks for the very kind responses to 'Hello Sky ... etc'. Basil Fotherington-Thomas is ecstatic and is already skipping towards the golden sunset. Wot a wet he are and no mistak.

All the best for the week ahead. Must dash. I've tidied up the shed and now I can't find anything. Off for a rummage. 🥴

G. 🙂

Tags: Shed door Silly Sunday Humour and fun Sign of the times

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15 Nov 2020 3:21PM
15 Nov 2020 3:25PM
Fantastic find! Sitll laughing.
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
15 Nov 2020 3:30PM
If they'd had Bookface or Instapram in 1832 there would have been something happening...selfies, lots of them.
All celebrating the invention of the Philips head screw...SmileBlushSmile
Fine work young Graham, I hope you manage to find the shed.
15 Nov 2020 3:39PM
Great capture Graham, what about Earl Grey and the whig party. Yes, What about it!!!
Stay safe
saltireblue Plus
11 11.9k 75 Norway
15 Nov 2020 4:01PM
BoJo's government will soon be issuing these free to all who take their new, world-beating corona virus vaccine - the year will, naturellement, show 2020, and all businesses which have been forced to close, all those self-isolating and all those stuck alone in care homes, visits by family refused, will be proudly able to fasten one of these plaques to the outside of their premises/home/single-room...
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
15 Nov 2020 4:02PM
15 Nov 2020 4:39PM
ďAnnus DispiritusĒ??
Donít you mean ĎAspirin Disprinitusí?
The perfect and efficacious remedy for mal de tÍte moments when trying to remember dates of long gone happenings and where you put your No. 2 Phillips screwdriver!!

Richard Smile

P.S. - shed tidying is not to be recommended!!Smile
dudler Plus
17 1.6k 1859 England
15 Nov 2020 4:43PM
A new growth industry!

I suggest refraining from putting one up, somewhere, for the sake of variety...
15 Nov 2020 5:12PM
Great capture, for Silly Sunday.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2420 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2020 5:33PM
I could put up a plaque a year...
JuBarney Plus
10 33 5 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2020 5:46PM
A brilliant find
woolybill1 Plus
14 37 78 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2020 5:47PM
In a similar vein to John D, there was once a blue plaque on a door in Newgate St., Newcastle, reading (something on the lines of): "On the 23rd of April 1897 Mr Samuel Eddystone called at this house to visit a friend who was not here."
These days the friend would have been there all right but Mr Samuel Eddystone would not have been allowed to call.
I mention this only for the sake of completeness as any fule kno . . .
Happy rummaging!

15 Nov 2020 6:48PM
Great Silly Sunday find.

Lory Smile
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2020 6:55PM
How can they be sure that for a whole year........? Perhaps someone was stood there watching. Now that's a job I could do, but not that long ago.

Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2020 7:22PM
Brilliant find. Great image for today. Got me giggling...
Isabel GrinGrinGrinGrin
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
15 Nov 2020 8:57PM
A very modern answer to an ancient problem. Now if they had a Ring doorbell, they could have gone into quarantine somewhere else and been able to see who was calling....

Is this the same plaque that DpD drivers leave...when you're not at home?

A tidy shed is a useless shed!!😁😁😁
mac Plus
19 12 Scotland
15 Nov 2020 11:44PM
A good find, and I assume it was not erected in 1832 as we did not Philip screws then! A silly one which did raise a titter!
16 Nov 2020 4:32AM
I am with all the comments above....and bad for all of us.....2020 will never have a plaque like that anywhere earth.....too bad.

Love this photo. No awards left.

Nigel_NZ 15 26 2 New Zealand
16 Nov 2020 9:34AM
SUDDENLY................nothing happenedGrin
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2020 11:55AM
Maybe there was a virus about then too?
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 19 England
16 Nov 2020 1:30PM
I think there'll be quite a few spots this year where nothing happened! 😳 A great Silly Sunday find, Graham 😁 Hipe you had a good rummage... 👍
Trev 😀
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2020 4:51PM
Have you got one for your shed? 😂😂
Seen this plaque before...always makes me laugh!
EG Plus
11 24 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2020 5:03PM
Love this and the comments.

capto Plus
9 6.7k 25 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2020 5:45PM
Maybe nothing was the exception so they made a plaque for it.WinkSmile
Tooma 5 2.2k 3 Scotland
20 Nov 2020 1:05AM
Hmmmph - a little ado about nothing. This has been the oddest of years, to put it mildly and non toxically; It has been crazilly eventful, full of madness, yet I have been unable to do much, but little. 🙄

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