Tagged in ETYMOLOGY

How The Circle Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Circle Line Stations Got Their Names

The yellow spiral's names explained. | By M@
How The District Line Stations Got Their Names

How The District Line Stations Got Their Names

The green line's etymology. | By M@
How The Metropolitan Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Metropolitan Line Stations Got Their Names

From Amersham to Aldgate. | By M@
How The Bakerloo Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Bakerloo Line Stations Got Their Names

Can you name the two with animal connections? | By M@
Can You Name All Six Tube Stations Named After Pubs?

Can You Name All Six Tube Stations Named After Pubs?

And how many can you still drink in? | By M@
How The Jubilee Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Jubilee Line Stations Got Their Names

The etymology of all 27 stations on the Jubilee line. | By M@
How The Central Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Central Line Stations Got Their Names

From the Ruislips to Epping. | By M@
How The Northern Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Northern Line Stations Got Their Names

Tube etymology on the Northern line. | By M@
How The Victoria Line Stations Got Their Names

How The Victoria Line Stations Got Their Names

Curious about your station name? | By M@
Penge? Osidge? Where Do London's Odd Suburb Names Come From?

Penge? Osidge? Where Do London's Odd Suburb Names Come From?

An incomplete but intriguing list. | By M@
Where Exactly Are The Hamlets Of Tower Hamlets?

Where Exactly Are The Hamlets Of Tower Hamlets?

And how old is the name? | By M@
How Did London End Up With Two Bromleys?

How Did London End Up With Two Bromleys?

Which came first? | By Laura Reynolds
London's Other Trafalgar Square

London's Other Trafalgar Square

There used to be two of them. | By Laura Reynolds
How Did The Isle Of Dogs Get Its Name?

How Did The Isle Of Dogs Get Its Name?

Where do canines come into it? | By Laura Reynolds
Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?
Opinion

Will Londoners Really Call Crossrail The Elizabeth Line?

Have you already got a nickname in mind? | By Will Noble
Where Does The Phrase 'What The Dickens' Come From?

Where Does The Phrase 'What The Dickens' Come From?

Nothing to do with the novelist. | By M@
London's Many Circuses Have Nothing To Do With Clowns

London's Many Circuses Have Nothing To Do With Clowns

Wouldn't Piccadilly be improved by a massive red nose? | By Harry Rosehill
How London's Churches Got Their Unusual Names

How London's Churches Got Their Unusual Names

The stories behind the strange names that adorn some of London's churches | By Nick Young
Mapped: London Roads Named After People

Mapped: London Roads Named After People

Did you Savile Row is named after a woman? | By Rachel Holdsworth
How Did Finchley's Tally Ho Corner Get Its Name?

How Did Finchley's Tally Ho Corner Get Its Name?

London's most upbeat place name? | By Laura Reynolds
Places In The UK That Sound Like They Should Be In London

Places In The UK That Sound Like They Should Be In London

HOW many Claphams? | By Rachel Holdsworth
Why Has West London Got So Many Courts?

Why Has West London Got So Many Courts?

The curious case of Earl's, Barons and Ravens. | By Kate O'Sullivan
Why Are Black Cabs Called Hackney Cabs?

Why Are Black Cabs Called Hackney Cabs?

It's nothing to do with the London borough. | By Peter Watts
How London's Markets Got Their Names

How London's Markets Got Their Names

Retail etymology. | By Nick Young