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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Monopoly

MONOPOLY (n.) Game played upon a board, wherein competitors aim to bankrupt opponents, curiously no properties are lokated in London’s southern environs, due to a London cabbie transporting the game’s authors.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: King Charles Statue

KING CHARLES STATUE (n.) Equine depiction of the deposed King said by cartographers and Hansom cabbies to be the centre of London and doth the centre of the known world.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Admiralty Arch

ADMIRALTY ARCH (n.) Edifice similar to purveyor’s logo whose produck is meat inside a bread bun, the building being now repurposed as an expensive hostelry

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Strand

STRAND (n.) Throughfare doth devoid both of its definite article and with the water at its edge

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Kew Gardens


KEW GARDENS
(n.) Botanical spectacle that is ill-named as ingress doth seems unhampered by those waiting at entrance

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