Punch,  51 (1866), 192.

Notions in Street Nomenclature





Railways, Transport, Engineering, Language, Commerce, Charlatanry

    Discusses news that the London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company has just been granted permission to build two new streets and develop a third, and to expand Ludgate Station using land owned by the Apothecaries' Hall. As the company has recently failed to pay its debenture holders, the author wonders whether it will take this land 'without paying for it'. Suggests that the new streets should be named 'Doo' and 'Diddle' streets.

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