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Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

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The Welsh may be the truest Britons according to new genetic research

The study found that Britain can be divided into 17 distinct genetic 'clans', as shown in the map above

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Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.

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Barbican, London - "An architectural and urban planning marvel. I'm enthralled by its history, its cultural impact and its ability to remain relevant over the years. Truly ahead of its time."

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Living Room Makeover: Our Natural History Infused Bohemian Modern...

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Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

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Romeo's priest probably tried letting him know, too...too bad Romeo didn't think to check his phone before heading to the apothecary #Shakespeare

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