Real Men Don’t Wear Lace

Cover of the Daily Mirror 1962 Andy Capp annual

Cartoon on page 5 of the 1962 Andy Capp annual, set on a cricket pitch. Andy and another member of the team are walking side by side onto the pitch. Their wives sit watching them at the edge of the field. The other man's shirt is hanging out, but Andy's isn't. His wife is saying to the other woman, ''I soon cured Andy of it — I sewed an edgin' o' lace round the bottom''.

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A cricket pitch. Andy and another member of the team are walking side by side onto the pitch. Their wives sit watching them at the edge of the field. The other man's shirt is hanging out, but Andy's isn't. His wife is saying to the other woman, "I soon cured Andy of it — I sewed an edgin' o' lace round the bottom".

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