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if UCP on tripe don’t eat it expression or saying

If you see pee on tripe don’t eat it

Collected by

Uncle Tony – 1960s
Tony Dixon – Mum’s brother


UCP stood for United Cattle Products, a chain of shops and restaurants specialising in oxtail, cow heel and tripe. Tripe is the lining of the animal’s stomach, served on its own, in salad, with onions or in a pie, and sometimes known as Lancashire calamari. 1950-60s were a time of post-war austerity

Submitted: 12/02/2022 by Mark

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