Tom Allison

(machineman 1948 - 1971)

2002/37, Tom Allison interviewed in his own home in Edinburgh by Sarah Bromage on 2/8/2002

000 Shortcuts. On bonus would 'lump' the paper over. Overenders would check the paper. Overender would check paper. Overhauler puts number. Accidents with chocolate.
029 People would speak up if they thought people were lumping. Pranks; setting a rat into the salle. Mouse set on canteen door 'Today's Dinner'.
056 Bottles of lemonade in the salle. On night shift the men would take the lemonade and to prevent this the women laced it with laxatives. Men off sick.
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