To me she was not an old rattle-trap
carting about the world a lot of coal for a freight--to me she was the endeavor, the test, the trial of life.
Leave all your rattle-traps
behind you: to be overhauled, if necessary, at his honor the admiral's discretion.
The program already has replaced some real rattle-trap
stoves, installer Matthew Clement of Ambassador Piping said.
That's to take nothing away from the genuine heroes - but if they could have called on the go-anywhere off-roader of today as opposed to the rattle-trap
of yesteryear, there wouldn't have been so many loosened fillings to add to all the discomfort.
Now Preston, as "Post" readers will know, is the place where those travelling to Liverpool from the North must change to the clapped out old rattle-traps
that will, with a bit of luck and a fair wind, bring them into the city.