Samuel Lamont Tottering ‘Oldies Text Code’ 100% Cotton Tea Towel


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WMSL (Wet myself laughing), BFF (Best friend fell), IYHAO ( Is your hearing aid on?). Just a few off the hilarious text codes you’ll find on this very funny cotton tea towel.

Created by one of Britain’s best loved cartoonists, Annie Tempest; this brilliant kitchen accessory will make a great gift for the more, erm, mature shall we say!

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About Samuel Lamont

Founded in 1830 by the man whose name it bears, Samuel Lamont & Sons became Northern Ireland’s cutting edge linen weavers, supplying textiles all over the globe.

The company now boasts its very own art and design department and produces a wide range of the best kitchen linens and textiles including tea towels, aprons, tea cosies and more.

Samuel Lamont & Sons proudly holds the textile licence for Annie Tempest’s award winning Tottering-by-Gently cartoon strip. Cooking Kneads stocks the best selection of kitchen textiles in these iconic British illustrations.

About Annie Tempest

Introducing another fantastic British brand who we’re proud to stock. 

Annie Tempest is a British artist, sculptor and cartoonist, famous for her Tottering By Gently cartoon strip which first featured in Country Life magazine in 1994. Annie’s humorous creations depict the everyday goings on in the life of Dick and Daisy at their Tottering Hall home. Her funny and cleverly observed comic strips are loved by many and these fabulous kitchen textiles make a delightful addition to the home. 

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Product Wording

ATD – At the doctors

AGC – At garden centre

BYOT – Bring your own teeth

FWIW – Forgot where I was

GGPBL – Got to go pacemaker battery low

GHNR – Got heartburn need Rennies

IYHAO – Is your hearing aid on?

LMDO – Laughing my dentures out

OMRC – On my recliner chair

TTML – Talk to me louder

WMSL – Wet myself laughing

BFF – Best friend fell

LMSA – Lost my specs again

Product Spec 

  • Made for 100% cotton 
  • Machine washable at 40°C

Dimensions: W 48cm x H 74cm