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Archive: Apr 2024

London Taxi Drivers Glossary and Slang: Part 1 – Buildings and Locations

London hackney carriage drivers in the 1600s became London cab drivers in the 1800s and they in turn became London taxi drivers in the 1900s. In fact all three names are still in everyday use, absorbed within the taxi trade lexicon as the trade evolved. As the taxi trade in London developed, over the past…

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April 16, 2024