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  • proper n. A town in Surrey, England.


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  • Epsom is a pretty little town and the country round it open and flat; but 3 or four miles beyond it assumes a quite different aspect, becoming more hilly than I had ever before seen.

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  • My wife is from County Meath but lives in Epsom, Surrey.

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  • Sure West Ham had a bad day-bit like living in Epsom and having a pop at Croydon!

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  • Such a story is one I stumbled on this week, concerning Venetia Phair (née Burney), an 87-year-old retired teacher who lives in Epsom, England.

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  • Epsom is 15 miles from London, there are great curiosityes in cut hedges and trees almost before all doores.

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  • Born in Epsom, Surrey, Norman Burrough is chairman of James Burrough Ltd. PLC, distillers of the famous Beefeater Gin.

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  • Three years ago I wrote a column about someone I was astonished I’d never heard of until that week: Venetia Phair (née Burney), at the time an 87-year-old retired schoolteacher in Epsom, England.

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  • The asterisks began to blink at the top right hand corner as the computer searched the tape, but at length it found "EPSOM", loaded the Epsom program, and announced READY.

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  • With the speed of long dexterity he fed a tape into a cassette recorder and explained he was putting the machine to search for the file 'Epsom'.

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  • Live on low diet, and take every morning some cooling medicine, such as Epsom salts.

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