08 Apr '15, 2pm

Know your #Cabbie lingo! What is a #Butterboy? Where is the Magic Circle?

Know your #Cabbie lingo! What is a #Butterboy? Where is the Magic Circle?

Parlez-vous cabbie? C’est un doddle! So you have decided to waste time by surfing the web. Well, put your spare time to use and learn a new language before you return to work. This is “cabbie speak” so repeat after me: A Churchill – A meal. Churchill gave cabbies the right to refuse a fare while eating. All Nations – Cab shelter opposite Gloucester Road American Workhouse – Park Lane Hotel Appearances – A series of tests that knowledge students have undertake to pass “The Knowledge”. On entering the examiners office, he will firstly scare the shite out of you, then he will ask a series of point to point questions. You then have to take him (verbally) from one point to the other, road by road, the shortest route you can think of. After a sarcastic comment from the examiner you then get graded and (hopefully) score 3-6 points depending on your performance. You have to get to...

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