Beryl Bass wrote:
My mother, Alice Graves, grew up in Chorlton cum Hardy, Manchester.
always told me that her father used to send her to the square on the
last day of the year to look for a man with as many noses as there were
days in the year.
Has anyone else heard of this?
Great minds think alike. I asked this on the trivia list this morning. :-)
I always used to hear this from my grandfather and father. My grandfather
was from Chorley.
I don't feel so alone now - nor strange for saying it to my own daughter and
grandson. I used to get some rather strange looks for it. ;-)