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Drew
Can anyone shed light on this question? Bar-L sounds to my 1950s upbringing as a nod towards cowboy films and in particular, those with ranches and cattle herds. This may not be even close, however.
wombat
QUOTE (Drew @ 23rd Apr 2018, 05:47pm) *
Can anyone shed light on this question? Bar-L sounds to my 1950s upbringing as a nod towards cowboy films and in particular, those with ranches and cattle herds. This may not be even close, however.


its fulla cowboys ? yes.gif
Drew
QUOTE (wombat @ 2nd May 2018, 07:42pm) *
its fulla cowboys ? yes.gif

Neat. But I was looking for more.
wombat
QUOTE (Drew @ 2nd May 2018, 08:34pm) *
Neat. But I was looking for more.

rolleyes.gif o.k. its fulla cattle/animals laugh.gif
Dykejumper
Bad guys are lazy, why say Barlinnie when you can just shorten it to Bar l which sounds more menacing.
Flure
Bar-L is simply the first four letters of Barlinnie.

Now, how did it get the name "Barlinnie"?

At some time in the 1880s, the Barlinnie Farm Estate sold the land for 9750 and building began on the structure.
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