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the correct answer would be the City of Westminster.
I've met loads of people that were born there, years after I moved away. Including the librarian when I was at school in Suffolk who used to be a radiographer there.
Big Up Chase Farm
fuck off enfield.
they're ordered geographiclaly in an anti-clockwise spiral starting from the middle.
don't french arrondissements work like this? like an actual spiral.
yes they do.
i seem to remember it being fairly ridiculous.
N2: East Finchley (yep, none from B-D)
N4: Finsbury Park
When I tell people this they always think for a few minutes then go "uh uh uh what about Archway N19" to which I smugly respond "Upper Holloway".
can't remember the system, but it was probably made up, probably the same as yours. it's probably the same as the monopoly roads: utterly and totally random.
the '1' is always the closest in, regardless of its letter.
but grew up in Brent. Soz.
it puts barnet well into the lead on a MASSIVE 4 this's
I was born in london borough of newham but grew up in havering.
don't worry I'll start again in a bit when this thread falls down the front page. (I know, as if it will right?)
Why are some The Royal borough whereas others are just London borough?
It's all pretentiousness though.
Like how Wooton Bassett became Royal Wooton Bassett after all the bodies of the soldiers passed through it.
usually they're from some connection with the monarch or a specific Monarch spending time there or something.
There's a list here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_place_names_with_royal_patronage_in_the_United_Kingdom
The Queen must've been to Barnet at some point. The Royal Borough of Barnet
hairstyle of choice for all those aspiring to the court
but now its not.
so the rest of you are just coming over here and taking our jobs? disgusting.
These boards are full of people banging on about London like they own the place.
As if Barnet is actually in London.
(I don't ever bang on about London anyway, there are enough tube-knowledge warriors out there already)
All those places within easy distance to do school trips thanks to the wonders of one of the best public transport systems around.
It was hell, naturally. I wish I'd gone to school oop north, choking on coal dust and finding the idea of a trip to the local factory a thrilling concept.
within the peel of Bow bells (according to a map I found) so I'm a cockney
what does this mean
he was born in gillingham or something