Take a trip down memory lane to find out what was happening in Dundee 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago!

Browse a selection of old newspaper headlines, what's on listings and much more from bygone days.

A place to share memories of old Dundee -  from childhood to working life and everything in between.

Do you remember the Empress, the King’s Theatre or the Logie?

If so, why not share your memories with us?

2014 sees the centenary commemoration of the First World War. To mark this occasion we have put together a selection of old newspaper cuttings, what's on listings and much more from the war years. View the newspaper articles here. We also have a selection of adverts taken from local newspaper during the war years. View the adverts here.

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Truth and Trivia

Granny says

A dipomat is a man who can mak' his wife believe she'd look fat in a fur coat.

Granny says

The fire o' genius canna aye mak' a kettle bile.

Granny says

Funny isn't it, tae hear yer man swear at the driver when he's walkin' and at the pedestrian when he's the driver.

Granny says

Jonah may hae been swallowed by a whale - but ye canna keep a guid man doon

Granny says

The best place tae pit yer troubles is in yer pooch - the ain wi' the hole in it.

Granny says

Half the trouble in the world is caused by mixin' a narrow mind wi' a wide mooth.

Granny says

The reason a dog his sae many freens is that his tail wags instead o' his tongue.

Granny says

The most dangerous part o' a moter car is the nut ahent the wheel.

Granny says

Marriage is the maist expensive way o' gettin yer laundery din free.

Freens are usually twa wimmen angry wi' the same person.

Granny says

Early tae bed, early tae rise - and ye'll no meet many o' oor best fowk.

Granny says

The trouble aboot daein' whit one ought tae dae is that it interferes with whit one wants tae dae.

Granny says

The biggest howling success is the baby wha gets picked up.

Granny says

There's no muckle difference 'atween a buddin' genius and a bloomin' idiot.

Granny says

A bore is a lad wha opens is moo' an' pits his feet in.

Granny says

The wise lad is the husband wha thinks aince, twice, thrice - and then says naethin'.

Granny says

Middle-age is the time when weemen winnae admit their age and men winnae act theirs.

Granny says

The man no' guid enough for yer daughter often becomes faither o' the world's smartest grandchild.

Granny says

The man who thinks marriage is a fifty-fifty pro-position disnae understand onything aboot wimmen or fractions.

Granny says

Dinna resent growin' auld. Mony are denied the privlege.

Granny says

Parents spend the first three years o' a bairn's life trying tae get him tae talk and the next 17 trying tae get him tae shut up!

Granny says

Weight is whit a man aye loses when his wife is on a diet.

Granny says

An auld maid is a wumman wha spent her youth stringin' along several lads instead o' tryin' tae rope yin.

Granny says

Auld age is when all lasses look guid tae you.

Granny says

Some wives cannae save money because the neighbours are aye daein' somethin' she canna afford.

Granny says

When a man seeks yer advice he generally wants yer praise.

Granny says

An ounce o' example is worth a ton o' advice.

Granny says

Some wives are no' suspeecious. Some ken.

Granny says

A' throughbred horses hae bonnie coats. How many punters hae?

Granny says

The measure o' a man's character is whit he wid dae if he kent he widnae be fund oot!

Granny says

Tact is the gift o' describing ithers as they see themselves.

Granny says

The grass micht well be greener next door - but it's just as hard tae cut!

Granny says

Claes dinna mak' a wumman, but often nowadays they show how she's made!

Granny says

Whit ye dinna hear winna hurt yae, but it micht mak' a lot o' fowk laff.

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