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Still on the tow path, but this time showing a boat in all its (washday) splendour! This narrowboat, moored on the canal at Bingley' is used as a permanent home.
According to a study by David Butcher in which dialects were recorded the name 'Hodmedod' is a Suffolk dialect name for 'snail' - very apt for this form of transport! Evidently in Norfolk this name is more commonly used for a hedgehog and 'dodman' for snail.There may well be other uses and/or variations in other counties.

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Additional Photos by Maggie Lambert (LamCam) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 653 W: 76 N: 693] (3717)
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