[LMB] Fwd: Fwd: Re: TSK - Echoes

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Wed Jul 24 00:04:18 BST 2019


On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 6:03 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:

> A big part of the problems with Victorian cities was that sanitation was
> still primitiveand transport was still horse drawn.  London had a million
> horses and each one dropped a ton of fund a year.  There were people who
> earned a living by keeping street crossing swept for tips.
>
>

all hail bazalgette, who cleaned up the thames and saved millions of lives
from generation to generation.

when pratchett wrote that the river ankh caught fire, he had the thames to
base it on.  truth shall make ye fret!

sylvia


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