Why do are tube trains nowadays 'non-stopping' at a station instead of not
This is not archaeology and so I apologise
I'll get my coat and go to the egress.
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From: "John Wood" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 11:57 AM
Subject: Re: Resurrection of antiquated terms
> Reading my great grandfather's war diary he uses the term 'entrain' for
> boarding a railway carriage. It seems that though this term was in common
> useage from the references I have come across it is mainly used by the
> military up until 1918.
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> From: "White, Bill" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 11:37 AM
> Subject: Re: Resurrection of antiquated terms
> > P.T.Barnum, the showman, used to relieve congestion at
> > his exhibition by speeding the exit of visitors. A sign
> > bore the legend: "This way to the Egress". The punters
> > would head of in the direction indicated by the arrow,
> > thinking they were to see some further attraction, only
> > to find that they had arrived outside.
> > I remember a sign that used to be on many station
> > entrances/platforms reading: "All tickets to be shewn".
> > Is this antiquated spelling now obsolete?
> > Bill
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Rose, Edwin [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: 21 July 2003 11:29
> > To: [log in to unmask]
> > Subject: Resurrection of antiquated terms
> > Has anyone else noted the number of signs on road works that now say,
> > Works Egress, instead of exit?
> > Way out, man
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