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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Hamleys

HAMLEYS (n.) Costermonger that doth purvey accoutrements designed to silence excitable children.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Park Lane

PARK LANE (n.) Bridleway that doth in places exceed four carriages wide with a wide central island, which for procurement of monies hath 20mph limit for one’s horses.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Heathrow

HEATHROW (n.) The Holy grail of the Hansom driver whereas he doth convey his passenger where they may ascend into the Heavens.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Ceremony of the Keys

CEREMONY OF THE KEYS (n.) The ritual observed at The Tower of London where the rhetorical question “Who goes there” is responded to affirming the King’s property.

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Johnson’s London Dictionary: Constitution Hill

CONSTITUTION HILL (n.) Throughfare that neither is a steep incline nor has influenced England’s polotik. The short highway has seen much assassination attempts.

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