Nostalgia for an old-fashioned milk bottle

Nostalgia for an old-fashioned milk bottle | eklectica.in
The announcement that Dairy Crest’s last glass milk bottle plant is to close has prompted a flood of nostalgia for a former staple of the British street.

The era of the glass milk bottle has left a legacy. Not least memories of the way milk used to be advertised.

But the nostalgia relates as much to the diminished presence of the milkman as the bottles themselves. Their ever-presence in British lives made them ripe for pop culture parody – mainly the faintly ludicrous idea of them having adulterous relationships with lonely women.

Source: BBC News – Nostalgia for an old-fashioned milk bottle




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