Johnson’s London Dictionary: Old Oak Common

OLD OAK COMMON (n.) A sprawling stagecoach stop with neither oaks nor common land, hopefully becoming a station when William VI ascends to the throne.

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3 thoughts on “Johnson’s London Dictionary: Old Oak Common”

  1. In my LAS days, I once had to attend a body that had been run over by a train at Old Oak Common. Fortunately, the train was relatively slow moving, so there were only two pieces. (Probable suicide)
    Cheers Pete.


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