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A dictionary of pub names

Leslie Dunkling

A dictionary of pub names

by Leslie Dunkling

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hotels, taverns, etc. -- Great Britain -- Names -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie Dunkling & Gordon Wright.
    ContributionsWright, Gordon, 1918-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX910.G7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv,305p.,(24)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17192725M
    ISBN 100710213247
    OCLC/WorldCa59977729

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    The British local pub is an undeniable institution but what's with their eccentric names? We examine where the eclectic collection of British pub's names came from. The local pub. Every British city, town, and village has one, easily recognizable by their colorful signs and equally colorful names. Time to give another popular pub name myth a thrashing. There are more than pubs around Britain called the Chequers, which puts it into the top 30 pub names, and yet the explanation given in most pub name books for the origin of the sign is complete cobblers. The likeliest source of the problem Read More The check is on the post.

    13 synonyms of pub from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, plus 14 related words, definitions, and antonyms. Find another word for pub. Pub: a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises. Another word for pub: tavern, bar, inn, local, saloon | Collins English Thesaurus.


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