[LMB] there has to be a word for it

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Dec 22 02:39:02 GMT 2015


On Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:53:30 -0500, Peter Granzeau <pgranzeau at cox.net>
wrote:

>At 04:18 PM 12/21/2015, Matthew George wrote:
>>If 'shambles' isn't technically correct, it should be.  I vote for
>>'shambles'!
>
>I always thought of "Shambles" as a place of execution (of humans), 
>but evidently, it fits.
>
There's a street in York called "The Shambles" and it's where the
butchery and meat market used to be.


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