Three 15-year-old girls from the school, Kerry, Michelle and Siobhan, caught the bus to town and, on Lord Street, Kerry and Michelle compared the contents of their "bum bags" (waist pouches worn at the front) - a bottle of Tippex
, pens, dinner and bus fare money and a bottle of that ubiquitous perfume - Dewberry oil.
Fresh canvas whitener - or, in emergencies, Tippex
- was applied to the Dunlop Green Flashes, and damp, grubby yellow tennis balls were unearthed from the bottom of the garden.
Mind you, Tippex
is a swine to remove from computer screens.
Then came a real rocketship to the moon along with word processors that made Tippex
and carboncopies redundant.
A desk of your own, the very same desk, every day, with a drawer or two for the Tippex
and the tissues, offers much the same human comforts.
He funded his new life by selling Brenda's jewellery and using her bank cards, and used Tippex
to remove her name from the deeds of the cottage.
Meanwhile, Brian himself had come to resemble more a "Bee Gee gone wrong" - as his foul-mouthed, no-nonsense manager (brilliantly played by Michael Kitchen) put it - a teak spray tan, Tippex
veneers and mahogany hair plugs replacing the pale, doughy and bald countenance we'd seen previously.
Looking part panda and like I'm wearing Tippex
on my lips is all I'm interested in.
I remember having toy trucks as a kid and writing 'Morton Contracts' on them in Tippex
and I think Northern Ireland was quite entrepreneurial without actually realising it.
That's real ink on real paper and if you made a mistake it was either tippex
or start the whole freakin' page again.
But anomalies were found, and 15 of them had been crudely altered using Tippex
It''s a lot easier to allocate, swap and cancel appointments, and you save a fortune on Tippex
and sticking plasters for paper cuts.