Did you know……

Did you know… the famous saying “one for the road” was said on the road between Newgate Prison (where the Old Bailey is today) to Tyburn Gallows (where Marble Arch is now) when the coaches carrying condemned prisoners used to stop at pubs along the route. Find out more at http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/270300.html

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2 thoughts on “Did you know……

  1. well how about that. isn’t history just amazing. so many expressions we use today come from ancient history…and having been to both those places I can so picture them in my mind. 🙂

    • Why thank you for the love. Much appreciated.
      History gets more fascinating by the day for me, when it is centered around London even more so (slightly biased). It does make you feel more connected doesn’t it? 😁

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