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Railway expressions: ‘Hell on wheels’ and ‘Whistle-stop’

Lately I have been thinking about the ways in which the railways have entered our national consciousness.  Lots of expressions we use today appear to have railway associations: ‘hit the buffers’, ‘wrong side of the tracks’, ‘letting off steam’ to name … Continue reading

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