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23:33 : spot the 4 very wrong things on this page.

http://yourlondon.gov.uk/maps/fyn.jsp?postcode=NW1%202DN&classification=06340461

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From:elvum
Date:20080307 08:57 (UTC)
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1. King's Cross Thameslink
2. The London Planatarium
3. Telecom Tower
4. Oxford Street has been split into 20m sections
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 09:09 (UTC)
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the other 4 things then :)
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From:shuripentu
Date:20080307 09:11 (UTC)
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Farringdon has 2 rs, last time I checked. Faringdon makes me think of baked goods.
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From:nou
Date:20080307 12:33 (UTC)
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Faringdon is a town in Oxfordshire. "Farringdon" always looked wrong to me until I moved to London; now it's the other way around.
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From:sbp
Date:20080307 11:19 (UTC)
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Mornington Crescent is now open.
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 14:43 (UTC)
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i didnt spot the mistakes on the map. im talking about elsewhere
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From:jvvw
Date:20080307 17:06 (UTC)
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They obviously have a different definition of 'public convenience' if the loos in Euston and the British museum don't count...
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From:alextiefling
Date:20080307 17:30 (UTC)
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'mts' and 'kms' instead of 'm' and 'km' - yes, I am a nerd about proper SI usage.
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 17:35 (UTC)
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me too. so thats two of them found.
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From:deflatermouse
Date:20080307 17:43 (UTC)
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"Within 1 miles"
"1600 Metres" - err, "meters"?

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From:elvum
Date:20080307 18:44 (UTC)
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I believe that "metres" is correct English, and "meters" is correct American.
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From:deflatermouse
Date:20080307 19:20 (UTC)
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Doh. I fail. I blame jet lag.
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 20:43 (UTC)
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with a soupcon of booze for good measure?
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 20:43 (UTC)
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indeed 1 miles
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From:elvum
Date:20080307 18:46 (UTC)
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Does "yrds" also arouse your ire?
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From:rjw1
Date:20080307 20:43 (UTC)
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yes
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