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Old 02-08-2010, 09:59 AM
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Bedlam is the popular name for the Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem, London, an insane asylum. Bedlam was a synonym for 'lunatic', but now just generally means 'a place, scene, or state of uproar and confusion'.