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Black Cabs and Sleeping Policemen

Black Cabs and Sleeping Policemen

Author
Harry Oliver
Details
Hardback, Metro Publishing Ltd
ISBN
9781844548545
Date Published
Sept 2009
Price:
£9.99
Synopsis
Ever wonder where the Toby Jug came from, why Morris dancers exist, or whether Marmite came before Bovril? Everyday, we are surrounded by a host of quintessentially British 'things' so familiar that we may neglet to appreciate them. From our morning tea to the double-decker bus to work, the post box and the British pub, the UK is filled with unique and quirky objects, customs and services. In this wonderful volume, Harry Oliver tells the fascinating stories behind all those things that make Britain great.

About The Author
Harry Oliver has a fascination for the quirky stories that lie behind aspects of our everyday lives. He lives and works in London.