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The landlady at the Greyhound pub Isabel Castro Carollo poses for a photograph in east London. The pub was rebuilt after being bombed during World War II. The pub is one of many traditional east end pubs that are situated within a mile of the Olympic Park where the 2012 Olympic Games will take place this summer.

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A sign is seen on the outside of the Bow Bells pub in east London. The sign reads 'rub a dub-dub', which is a Cockney rhyming slang for 'pub'.

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Customers dine at the King Edward VII pub in east London. The pub started life as the King of Prussia in 1765 but changed its name around 1914 at the start of World War I for patriotic reasons.

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A customer takes a drink at Ye Olde Black Bull pub in east London. The building dates from 1892; however, there are records and an illustration of a pub of the same name on this site from the 17th century. In the 1970's England's World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore owned and renamed the pub Mooro's but it was burnt down the night before it was due to open.

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The menu board is seen inside the Little Driver pub in east London.

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Customers drink in the Albert pub in east London. The pub is located on Roman Road which dates back to Roman times, forming the London to Colchester road.

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An L-shaped pool table is seen inside the Adam and Eve pub in east London.

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Landlord Keith Martin poses for a photograph at the Lord Cardigan pub in east London.

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A sign is seen at the Greyhound pub in east London.

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A view shows the Builders Arms pub in east London. The pub is frequented by workers from the Olympic site but only after work as alcohol is forbidden by the authorities during work hours.

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A sign is seen at the Bow Bells pub in east London. This pub is said to be haunted by a ghost that has a habit of flushing the ladies' toilet when patrons are sitting on it.

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A customer reads a newspaper at the Greyhound pub in east London.

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Customers play pool at the Widow's Son pub in east London The pub was known as the Bun House during the Napoleonic Wars as the only son of the widowed landlady went to fight in the navy, promising he would return by Easter, but never did. Refusing to believe her son was dead the widow put out the same string of hot-cross buns every Easter thereafter until she died.

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A sign is seen outside the King's Head hotel in east London. Dating from 1900, the owners changed the property in 2007 to a hotel but kept the pub sign outside.

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The Jackdaw and Stump pub is seen in east London.

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The Little Driver pub is seen in east Londo. The pub gained its name as it began life as the waiting room for what was once Bow Road train station.

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The King Edward VII pub is seen in east London. It started life as the King of Prussia in 1765 but changed its name around 1914 at the start of World War I for patriotic reasons.

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The Adam and Eve pub is seen in east London The 1915 frontage of the pub is unusually decorated with glazed tiles.

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The Gun pub is seen in east London.

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The Builders Arms pub is seen in east London. The pub is frequented by workers from the Olympic site but only after work as alcohol is forbidden by the authorities during work hours.

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The Queens Head pub is seen in east London. The landlord Billy Sinefield believes a greater opportunity for the pub lies in the possibility of West Ham Football Club taking over the Olympic Stadium after the Games.

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The Bow Bells pub is seen in east London. You were deemed to be a true Londoner if you were born within the sound of the bells of St Mary-le-Bow church, known as the Bow Bells.

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The pub sign is missing outside the Greyhound pub in east London.

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