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Did you know that the very first white roadlines were painted on the London to Folkestone Road at Ashford, in 1914? As all too often the Americans got there first or at least claim to - Michigan having it seems experimented with the idea in 1911. It was not until 1918 that further such projects were tried elsewhere in Britain.

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Frederick Forsyth
Greg Searle
John Wallis
Tom Ransley

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For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn? - Jane Austen
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On this day:
Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
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