ePetition - Bond Street La(i)ne street nameplate

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Bond Street La(i)ne street nameplate

We the undersigned petition Brighton & Hove Council to revisit the 1981 decision of the Highways and Transport Committee from which this misapplication of "laine" originated and rectify the situation without delay. The use of "laine" in this nameplate is incorrect and misleading.

The word "laine" is of anglo-saxon origin meaning "loan" or "lease" and was the Sussex dialect term for the open arable fields of the feudal system of agriculture. Its use has survived uniquely in Brighton to the present day and its correct application should be jealously guarded as part of Brighton's history and unique character.

Petition withdrawn.

Started by: Delia Ives (Brighton Society)

This ePetition ran from 07/09/2011 to 05/01/2012 and has now finished.

50 people signed this ePetition.

 


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