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Author Topic: Journeys between places with similar names  (Read 2804 times)
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« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2020, 08:44:38 am »

Bruton to Luton
Davenport to Devonport
Gillingham to Gillingham
Newcourt to Newport
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« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2020, 09:54:27 am »

Midgham to Wolverhampton




(Some readers may understand, others may not)
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« Reply #17 on: September 26, 2020, 10:29:00 am »

Midgham to Wolverhampton




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I read somewhere many years ago that the station at Woolhampton was named Midgham precisely to avoid such confusion
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« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2020, 11:45:48 am »

Pilning to Kings Lynn

(Go on, you know you want to!)
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« Reply #19 on: September 26, 2020, 08:41:08 pm »


You get the idea ... suggestions for other series?   For presenters?


I have four more episodes between places that are anagrams of each other ... can members work out any of the pairs?
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« Reply #20 on: September 26, 2020, 10:35:19 pm »

Rye to Ryde (I have been issued with a ticket for the latter when I asked for the former)

Keighley to Oxenholme

Strood to Stroud
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« Reply #21 on: September 27, 2020, 12:18:39 am »

Rye to Ryde (I have been issued with a ticket for the latter when I asked for the former)

Did it cause you to break into song?
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« Reply #22 on: September 27, 2020, 02:04:59 am »


You get the idea ... suggestions for other series?   For presenters?


I have four more episodes between places that are anagrams of each other ... can members work out any of the pairs?

Ely to Lye
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« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2020, 08:10:17 am »

Not all in current use; Bramley (Hants) ad Bramley (Surrey). The one I get confused with on this forum, Heathfield and Heathfield (Sussex)
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« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2020, 08:16:22 am »


You get the idea ... suggestions for other series?   For presenters?


I have four more episodes between places that are anagrams of each other ... can members work out any of the pairs?

Ely to Lye

Exactly.    No limit of "one in the first 24 hours" here, Lee, if you can spot any of the other anagram pairs - but this is a really difficult one!
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« Reply #25 on: September 27, 2020, 08:34:11 am »

Tonbridge to Bridgeton
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You get the idea ... suggestions for other series?   For presenters?


I have four more episodes between places that are anagrams of each other ... can members work out any of the pairs?

Ely to Lye

Exactly.    No limit of "one in the first 24 hours" here, Lee, if you can spot any of the other anagram pairs - but this is a really difficult one!

Yes - I prematurely celebrated with Forsinard to Rainsford, until I realised it was actually Rainford...
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« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2020, 08:43:48 am »

Welling to Welwyn Garden City, both Welling/Welwyn pronouced identically. I lived at Welling in the past and know the confusion it caused.
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« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2020, 08:49:17 am »

Mottingham to Nottingham
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« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2020, 09:02:22 am »

Love it - really fancy that one (More than Blackwater to Blackpool)

Oi! I am here, you know.  Wink

Preston to Preston Park, via Prestonpans
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