This "fleet" business

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Fri May 2 02:18:30 EDT 2003


> If Christ is offering Skimmed Milk in return for good-quality
> souls well...

Hence "Blessed are the Cheesemakers", no doubt!

I think Fleet Street (ditto the prison) are named after the River Fleet,
which flows alongside (or probably now under) them. And that, I always
assumed, is called Fleet as in 'fast'.

Charlie

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