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Gutter Lane (London)

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A corruption of Guthurun Lane, from a Mr. Guthurun, Goderoune, or Guthrum, who, as Stow informs us, “possessed the chief property therein.” (See Guthrum.)

All goes down Gutter Lane. He spends everything on his stomach. The play is between Gutter Lane, London, and guttur (the throat), preserved in our word guttural (a throat letter).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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