Friday, September 29, 2006
The tube1 was very crowded last night. I had to stand all the way home.
1 The tube is another name for the London's Underground2 railway.
2 Most of the Underground isn't under the ground, but the first section3 was underground and so the name stuck.
3 London's first underground railway ran between Paddington4a and Farringdon4b.
4a Paddington is a big station, not a little bear.
4b Farringdon is a district of Central London on the northwest edge of the City5.
5 The majority of the world's population will never visit Farringdon and don't give a damn6 about the place.
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