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Strange things you have lurking in your handbag ?

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Swizzywhiz Wed 08-Apr-20 00:08:11

My handbag is usually a mess, filled with receipts, hankies, hair clips and all the usual rubbish but I’ve just found something unusual at the bottom of it.
Half a cooked fish finger !
No idea how it got there or how long it’s been there !
Anybody else had a visit from the fish finger fairy ?

Oopsminty Wed 08-Apr-20 00:10:22

Loving the vision of the fish finger!

I travelled 6 miles on a train with a high heeled shoe in my bag.

I had no idea it was there

It was a big bag

Got into work, rooted in my bag and there it was

Oopsminty Wed 08-Apr-20 00:17:55

I knew I had a photo of it!

NannyJan53 Wed 08-Apr-20 05:31:56

After babysitting for my DD and SIL. I arrived home to find their TV remote in my handbag! It must have fallen off the sofa into said bag which was on the floor.

Now every time I leave their house, SIL asks me to check my bag smile

grandMattie Wed 08-Apr-20 06:13:51

In my case, it’s more what isn’t. The number of times that I’ve had to pay cash because my card was in my cardigan pocket...

eazybee Wed 08-Apr-20 09:20:50

Not using a handbag since lockdown; purse in jacket, glasses on top of head, phone on charge, makeup, hairbrush on dressing table,car keys??

gillybob Wed 08-Apr-20 09:25:48

Love the fact that you found half a fish finger in your handbag Swizzywhiz grin it’s the kind of thing I might find in mine!

I’m wondering if either.....

You were dashing out and thought you would save it for later?
Some little person put it there ?

GabriellaG54 Wed 08-Apr-20 09:38:43

Like the shoe. 😁👍

Dorsetcupcake61 Wed 08-Apr-20 09:41:36

Love it😂.! My handbag is usually rather large and usually most exciting thing I find is half a tube of polos! I too wonder if maybe some little hands popped it in?

sukiedimes Wed 08-Apr-20 09:43:56

Love the remote story.....haha

sukiedimes Wed 08-Apr-20 09:45:07

Be thankful it wasn’t a kipper.......🤣🤣

Gemini17892 Wed 08-Apr-20 09:47:19

My mum used to keep a half sucked sweet in her bag sticky in its original wrapper. Just in case. Why half sucked ? No idea !

B9exchange Wed 08-Apr-20 09:50:02

They used to say you could identify a house with a toddler by the carrot jammed in the video recorder....

Thecatshatontgemat Wed 08-Apr-20 09:51:10

Half a fish finger?
What happened to the other half, l wonder.....

Actually having a fish finger sandwich for luncheon today : l do hope the dairy doesn't visit me!

MTDancer Wed 08-Apr-20 09:52:36

My husband once opened his briefcase in an important presentation to find half a slice of sucked on toast, left ,by our then, 2 year old son

harrigran Wed 08-Apr-20 09:53:38

I used to find all sorts of things in my handbag when the GC were little but more often than not a pair of wet pants in a nappy sack.
One thing that should have been in my handbag and was not was the house keys. We searched the house from top to bottom and eventually found them in the piano stool in the music room. How, why ? I will never know but GD was a toddler at the time and was staying with us.

SunnySusie Wed 08-Apr-20 09:54:10

Reminds me of the time we had MiL round when the kids were little. She was very much into immaculate houses and ours was always a bit 'lived in'. I would go into quite a spin trying to spruce the place up for her visits. For some reason she decided to plump up the cushions on the sofa and lifted one up to find an entire cold fishfinger slotted down the back. Remembering it brings back the mortification even now. Also pulled out what I thought was a hanky from my handbag one day, only to find it was a spare pair of pants. Luckily the friends I was with thought it was hilarious.

jaylucy Wed 08-Apr-20 09:59:02

When I used to dog sit my sisters dog, I used to find all sorts of things - most embarrassing was a half eaten dog chew and also a well chewed half a tennis ball that flew out of my bag in front of my director at work when I reached in to pull out my phone !
Could have been worse - I pulled out a pair of frilly knickers with my purse when shopping in M&S once - I always carried a spare pair with me after having broken knicker elastic on the way to work one morning !!

Verdi Wed 08-Apr-20 10:04:19

We once found a slice of toast in our VHS recorder!

gillyjp Wed 08-Apr-20 10:04:54

I can lower the tone a tad- can anyone beat a pair of knickers AND a pair of socks - how embarrassing! Don't ask blush

HootyMcOwlface Wed 08-Apr-20 10:08:05

They used to say you could identify a house with a toddler by the carrot jammed in the video recorder....

We had a half eaten finger of Cadbury Fudge in ours!

TrendyNannie6 Wed 08-Apr-20 10:09:38

😭😭thats funny gillygp

Janetbundy Wed 08-Apr-20 10:11:12

Oh well I was buying a gas fire and to my mortification I handed the bloke a nit comb instead of card

Janetbundy Wed 08-Apr-20 10:11:45

Good morning

readsalot Wed 08-Apr-20 10:19:48

I found a wooden clothes peg and a drinking straw. Presents from my eight month old kitten.