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Flippin’ heck: St Pancras has changed its name to St Pancake

Lisa Wright

Anyone who has ever legged it down a platform before hearing that dreaded, day-ruining, door-closing beep will know that train stations aren’t traditionally places of light-hearted mirth. Kudos, then, to whichever bright spark at Southeastern decided to spend today changing all references to St Pancras to ‘St Pancake’ in honour of the tasty Shrove Tuesday celebrations.

Here’s how London reacted to the prank…

They’ve even installed a pancake-making stall at the station itself: proof that a little bit of batter can lighten anyone’s spirits.

Now go flip out at London’s best Pancake Day events.

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