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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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I can make a lord, but only God can make a gentleman. - James I
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On this day:
Archbishop of Canterbury Martyred by Vikings - 1012, Drake Attacks Cadiz - 1587, Cook reaches Australia - 1770, Waco Siege Ends - 1993
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