2017年2月23日 星期四

Where did England’s counties get their names?



"There’s no Shrop in Shropshire. So, why’s it called that?" (Via CityMetric)

Last week, I went to Birmingham, on a train that continued on to Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury, of course, is the county town of Shropshire, which was for a long time was the only county in England without direct trains to London.
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