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Old 09-02-2009, 06:30 PM   #946
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Originally Posted by Dan Alexander
OK, thanks. My third guess was better because of the year on the church. I knew a gerkin is a small pickle but had no idea there was a building called The Gerkin. It's quite a building.


Damn Dan, I'd hate to see what you call a Big Pickle!

You're right though, you did figure it was Old Blighty.

My sister took this pic when my Mom visited her. Truth be told, I'd have guessed Paris cause of the 5 story older buildings mixed in w/ "skyscrapers".
I know Paris better than London. I'd read about the little Gherkin when it was being built, something about the shape reducing the wind tunnel effect on its surroundings.

On to more germane matters: When are you going to snatch the EGG Dan??
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