it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

speak double dutch with a real double dutchess


No Baron Haussmann in this Paris. The medieval city plan is still there in 1903. do I manage to get that across without just coming out and saying it? Oh, wait, I know.

Also, I know the Paris Metro opened in 1900. Anybody have any idea when the street lights of La Ville-lumière went in, in our world?

Why yes, this does have something to do with the title of the novella. *g*

Tags: footnotes to history, new amsterdam

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