26 Mar '13, 10pm

@visitlondon Who was the Cab Drivers' Nemesis Find out about the most litigious woman in London

At the (Athenæum) club he was never at home to anybody except a certain Mrs. Giacometti Prodgers... according to rumour, there was a flavour of romance about her marriage. It was said that while the laws of certain countries regarded her as married, those of other countries insisted that she was still single. However, married or not, she concentrated all her spleen on cab-drivers,...and having a profound respect for Burton's judgment, she often went to him about these cab disputes, and, oddly enough, though nobody else could get at him, he was always at the service of Mrs. Prodgers, and good-naturedly gave her the benefit of his wisdom. To the London magistrates the good lady was a perpetual terror, and Frederick Burton, a diligent newspaper reader, took a pleasure in following her experiences. "St. George," he would call across the breakfast table, "Mrs. Giacometti Prodge...

Full article: http://www.radiotaxis.co.uk/the-cabman-s-nemesis/

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