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Old 07-22-2013, 04:11 PM
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Very sensible - it may well have been leaked before the announcement would have been posted at the Palace. They can still maintain the tradition of posting it on the easel.
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Why did they change plans? Sorry, didn't see the answer earlier.
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Lindo-wing ... Does enyone know what or who Lindo is?
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Maybe announcement just in time for the 9 o'clock news?
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On Twitter there was talk of a significant uptick in police presence.

Methinks habemus infantum.
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Hmm. Either an announcement is imminent, or they're anticipating it coming some time during the night. Could go either way, I think.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:14 PM
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Why did they change plans? Sorry, didn't see the answer earlier.
To make it easy when the baby is born.

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Lindo-wing ... what or who Lindo is?
The Wikipedia entry on St Mary's list no reason why it's called Lindo wing.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:15 PM
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Lindo-wing ... Does enyone know what or who Lindo is?
The Lindo Wing, which was opened by the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, is named after Frank Charles Lindo, a businessman and board member of St Mary’s Hospital, who donated £111,500 to the hospital before his death in 1938.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:16 PM
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^^^Generally, a wing is named after a benefactor who provided the funds to build it.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:17 PM
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It's names after Frank Charles Lindo. The wing was originally meant for "patients of moderate means" who were too well off to be treated in a charity hospital but who could not actually afford private care.
So... mission accomplished?
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According to Camilla Tominey on Twitter, birth announcement due shortly, according to KP - so excited!
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:19 PM
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:20 PM
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Thanks :) for the information about Mr Lindo
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An article on the man who the Lindo wing was named for

http://www.jta.org/2013/07/22/news-o...-hospital-wing
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Duplicate post, not sure why it posted twice.

Fingers crossed we'll have an announcement soon.
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Do I hear crying baby?
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A reporter/editor for The Sunday Express
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According to the Telegraph "A woman, who had been waiting outside the hospital for news of the royal baby, was rushed to hospital with suspected heat stroke."

She is alright now.
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Is the Express a tabloid or a reputable paper?
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