Crap fact: The name “London” used to only apply to the City of London but since 1889, it has also referred to the County of London and Greater London.
But why? “People in London just have no idea what’s happening in the rest of the country,” Sam Jordison, co-founder and editor of Crap Towns told the Guardian. “They take a lot of what works in Britain, but you don’t see much sign of them putting anything back.”
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