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Suffolk Myths

fr 5 Apr

Suffolk Myth No.103:  All crime in rural Suffolk is committed by Londoners.

su 28 Jan

Suffolk Myth No.101:  Left to its own devices the district council would probably merge with Kigali borough council and we wouldn't get to vote on that either.

we 3 May

Suffolk Myth No.100:  In Suffolk's mostly uncontested parish elections tomorrow it'll usually be the tractorati who control them.

fr 30 Dec

Suffolk Myth No.99:  For some near the coast Going up to town means Wickham Market or perhaps even Benhall.

su 18 Sep

A Suffolk tractorSuffolk Myth No.98:  In much of Suffolk the Adnams brewery is known as The Fount of Eternal Youth though there is a splinter group near the coast who hold that a pint of ESB Vic makes your tractor run better.

su 24 Jul

Suffolk Myth 97: In Suffolk a sophisticate is someone who has both Co-op cards.

su 26 Jun

Suffolk Myth 96: It's not odd getting dressed up to go shopping in the Co-op.

fr 22 Apr

Suffolk Myth 95: Some Suffolk women got Covid three months before the first case in China.

we 16 Feb

Suffolk Myth 94:  People who don't do anything have a legal right to criticise those that do ... it's the law!

fr 30 Apr
Suffolk Myth 92:  In Suffolk dressing for dinner is taking your hat off.
mo 25 Jan

Suffolk Myth 91:  The Suffolk Black Shuck is alive and well and living just over the border in Norfolk.

sa 31 Oct

Suffolk Myth 89:  All Suffolk pub landlords are distantly related to the popular Welsh singer Tom Jones.

th 13 Aug

Suffolk Myth 87:  East Anglia's ghostly dog the Black Shuck is Suffolk's answer to the Yeti.

tu 7 Jul

Suffolk Myth 86:  Good afternoon and who let you in? is another popular Suffolk greeting.

we 27 May

Suffolk Myth 85:  When honest Suffolk folk encounter someone they're not related to they usually assume the stranger is a Londoner ... or from Norfolk.

sun 3 May

Suffolk Myth 84:  Who pulled the stake out of your heart? is a popular Suffolk greeting.

mo 9 Mar

Suffolk Myth 81:  A petrosexual is a young man who loves his hatchback more than his girl friend.

sa 4 Jan

Suffolk Myth 80:  An habitué is what you get in the East African when you die.

th 20 Jun

Suffolk Myth 79:  To get to Framlingham Castle just follow the yellow Castle Keep signs.

mo 25 Mar

Suffolk Myth 78:  People who see dead people probably live in Norfolk.

th 25 Oct

Suffolk Myth 76:  You can always tell when someone is a bit odd, they read books.

we 27 Dec

Suffolk Myth 73:  The parish council meeting is the highlight of the month for most people.

we 30 Aug

Fox in that there LondonSuffolk Myth 72:  You can always tell an urban fox in the country, they're the ones looking for an escalator to stand on the right of.

we 26 Apr

Suffolk Myth 71:  All blowins come from that there London.

su 22 Jan

LovejoySuffolk Myth 70:  Lovejoy is a documentary and they film it in Stackton Tressel.

fr 17 Jun

Suffolk Myth 68:  You can always tell an ol' country boy because they never walk anywhere ... unless it's with a dog and/or a gun.

we 30 Mar

Suffolk Myth 67:  If you say it loud enough it must be the law.

sa 2 Jan

Suffolk Myth 66:  Red diesel is only ever used in farm vehicles.

su 31 May

Suffolk Myth 61:  No Parking cones are just a suggestion, you can move them if you want.

sa 10 Jan

Suffolk Myth 60:  It's ok to park on double yellows as long as you're half or fully on the pavement.

sa 20 Sep

Suffolk Myth 59:  You don't get long for rape ... unless you have the whole field away.

we 19 Dec

Suffolk Myth 39:  Batter is what posh people feel after they've got over the flu.

sa 17 Mar

Suffolk Myth 37:  You can always tell people from Benhall because they're polite and like to help people.

sa 18 Feb

Suffolk Myth 36:  Sax is what posh people have so there's someone to leave the money to.

su 18 Sep

Suffolk Myth 35:  In Little Mutterings you don't lose your girl friend you just lose your turn.

tu 28 Sep

Doophus the catSuffolk Myth 30:  The Stackton Tressel town council does include a cat (Mr Doophus) but he does not sit on the markets committee because the market supervisor is a fishmonger.

mo 26 Jul

Suffolk Myth 26:  People in Little Glemham call the A12 The Road to the Sun.

sa 26 Jun

Suffolk Myth 24:  Property developers become councillors because they want to give something back.

th 17 Jun

Suffolk Myth 23:  All of that there London is under a glass roof ... or perhaps it's just Liverpool Street station ...

tu 6 Apr

Suffolk Myth 20:  People in that there London ride on the right of escalators to stop their wallets being pinched.

mo 22 Mar

Suffolk Myth 19:  Sex and the City is based on Halesworth.

th 25 Feb

Suffolk Myth 15:  It's illegal to pull anyone under the age of 19 from the path of an approaching lorry because it's inappropriate touching, if they're over 18 it's probably assault.

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