The curious origin of the name of this fashionable street which contains Fortnum and Mason, Hatchards the booksellers and the Ritz Hotel, is given in LONDON: 'Gin Lane'.




Did You Know?
The phrase "Mad as a March Hare" was popularized by Lewis Carrol in his classic, Alice in Wonderland, in which the March Hare is a character. The phrase was coined because hares are supposed to behave strangely during the March mating season.

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