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Life of Reilly/Riley

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Katek Fri 23-Jul-21 13:37:54

Who was he? One of those phrases we use but don’t know where it came from.

BlueBelle Fri 23-Jul-21 13:40:48

He’s Gordon Bennett’s brother in law

Katek Fri 23-Jul-21 13:43:44

Lol!grin Is Bill’s mother also related?

Aveline Fri 23-Jul-21 15:19:45

Well Bob's his uncle after all!

May7 Fri 23-Jul-21 15:23:57

And Fannys his auntsmile

Lucca Fri 23-Jul-21 15:27:57

He’s from an aristocratic background as Lady Muck is his grandmother.

Squiffy Fri 23-Jul-21 16:16:06

Jack the Lad was Lady Muck’s son.

Nannagarra Fri 23-Jul-21 16:18:41

Riley's not related to Tom, Dicky or Harry, surely?

timetogo2016 Fri 23-Jul-21 16:21:08

Jack of all trades could be jack the lads dad.

AGAA4 Fri 23-Jul-21 16:31:28

I'm alright Jack is their wayward cousin.

Calendargirl Fri 23-Jul-21 18:15:22

Billy No-Mates is the estranged son of the family.


Callistemon Fri 23-Jul-21 18:17:45

You lot are taking the Mickey (or Michael if you want to be posh)

Nell8 Fri 23-Jul-21 18:23:02

Taking the Mickey? ... not on your Nellie!

grannylyn65 Fri 23-Jul-21 18:55:31


BlueBelle Fri 23-Jul-21 18:58:46

Is that a new one grannylynn , Pamela pathetic maybe you missed the name off she’s Even Stevens sister

BlueBelle Fri 23-Jul-21 18:59:48

And silly Billy’s cousin

Billybob4491 Fri 23-Jul-21 19:02:43

I dont know who Riley was but apparently he led a carefree existence.

Billybob4491 Fri 23-Jul-21 19:03:23

He was probably as happy as Larry.

Lucca Fri 23-Jul-21 19:06:39

Possibly has a snooty cousin Judith two sheds?

Lucca Fri 23-Jul-21 19:07:11

His brother is a smart Alec

welbeck Fri 23-Jul-21 19:25:32

any relation to old mother reilly ?

May7 Fri 23-Jul-21 19:45:20

His mother's brother is uncle Tom Cobbley

May7 Fri 23-Jul-21 19:48:16

Debbie Downers playing out today wink

Calendargirl Fri 23-Jul-21 20:54:42

The Riley’s were always trying to keep up with their neighbours, The Jones’.

Callistemon Fri 23-Jul-21 21:02:06

I've been robbing Peter to pay Paul.

That's because I employed a Jack of all trades
He was useless because he said all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and left without finishing the job.