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Old October 20th 18, 12:47 PM posted to uk.transport.london
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Default Swastikas in London

On 20/10/2018 10:23, Offramp wrote:
I suppose some of us know that here is an inlaid swastika in the floor of Upminster Bridge Station. I didn't until about a week ago.

The only other permanent swastika I could think of is on the side of the Indian High Commission at Aldwych, right at the end of Kingsway.

I remember a small Indian shop near me had a hand-written NO SMOKING sign that was covered in hand-drawn swastikas, not meaning "this rule will be rigorously enforced" but simply, "for health".


The original "swastika" is a very old Indian symbol for good luck, IIRC
the Nazi version is actually drawn backwards.

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