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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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Deep-versed in books and shallow in himself. - John Milton
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On this day:
Liberation of Orkneys & Shetlands - 1472
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