Tagged in ETYMOLOGY

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 Tube Stations Might Have Been Named

How The Tube Stations Might Have Been Named

A map of alternative names that were seriously considered. | By M@
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@
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