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By Gilly Pickup

Spooky, ugly, bizarre yet precise issues approximately one of many world's maximum towns come alive within the A-Z of Curious London. observe London's tiniest residence, a 4,000-year-old mouse made up of Nile clay, and feature a snigger at issues humans depart on London's shipping (including fake enamel, a human cranium and a park bend - convinced, really). Why did a dentist continue his useless spouse on view in a store window? the place did a shopkeeper homicide a hundred and fifty buyers? Which Queen confirmed her bosom to an envoy? Why used to be a guy arrested for donning a best hat? within the urban right, why is not any thoroughfare known as a street? To sum up, eccentri, legends, folklore, murders, scandals, ghosts, amazing characters and oodles of wow issue, it is all right here.

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