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Going Round The Bend

#1 by Sheldonboy , Tue Jan 20, 2015 7:32 pm

I was watching a programme on TV earlier and it mentioned old Victorian Asylums, a guy in the programme explained that they always had a long curved driveway so that they were kept out of public view. These Curved driveways are where the saying GOING ROUND THE BEND came from. Fascinating I thought.

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Going Round The Bend

#2 by Voltman , Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:13 pm

You would. You are in the happy position of not being able to see either the road or the asylum and you have forgotten which way you were walking.

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