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Street names are getting empowered in King’s Cross

Posted at 3:45 pm, March 21, 2015 in Fun London, News
Mary Wollstonecraft

The author and pioneering women’s rights campaigner Mary Wollstonecraft is to have a road named after her in King’s Cross. The name was chosen from a shortlist of 30 and there are 19 roads still to be christened (Janet Street-Porter Street, anyone?). It’s all a bit of a mouthful though, innit? Imagine burbling ‘Wollstonecraft Street, mate’ at a cab driver after a skinful. You’d end up in Walsall. And, God knows, no one wants that.

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