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Dear Kate I am having my large carriage fitted with electric lights

I'm not at all sure that the image on the front of the postcard has anything to do with Finsbury Park; I rather suspect not, but I liked the message on the reverse.

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Albums: Historical Images of Nearby London

Comment by John D on April 19, 2016 at 11:38

So, more than 100 years ago they were saying " an invite " instead of " an invitation "

I suppose I'll just have to stop objecting to that usage

But Weber's " An Invite to the Dance " doesn't quite sing

Comment by Geraldine on September 30, 2022 at 13:39

John D, often when I complain about modern grammar someone comes up with such info!

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