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Re: To London

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 18, 2010 at 16:47

In Reply to: Re: To London posted by David FG on April 05, 2010 at 11:28:

: : : : Do you go up to London or down to London?

: : :
: : : One goes up to London. Wherever one starts from.

: : : DFG

: : Yes, but that curious convention means that Londoners starting at Oxbridge go up to university and then up again when they come home. High flyers I expect.

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: You have hit upon a slight glitch in the system...

: With one minor proviso. The only way to Cambridge is down.

: DFG

And now for something completely irrelevant:

To London, to London,
To buy a fat pig.
Back again, back again,
Jig a jig jig.

That's neither up nor down. And perhaps I've got it completely wrong.