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Find your stuff yourself.
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Witness wrote: Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:34 pm Find your stuff yourself.
I found it on the internet.

Where else> :mrgreen:
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Paddington station by Toni Frissell, 1951.
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The Scold's Bridle
Amusing Planet

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↑ A variant:
Mulhouse

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Mulhouse, first mentioned in the 9th century, became a free imperial city in 1308. It entered into defensive alliances with the Swiss in the 16th century. In 1798 it joined the French Republic. It passed to Germany after the Franco-German War (1871) and was reunited to France in 1918. Its most noteworthy ancient building is the 16th-century Hôtel de Ville (town hall), covered with mural paintings. A reproduction of the Klapperstein, the evil gossips’ stone, hangs on the southwest facade; the original Klapperstein, now in the historical museum, is a stone weighing more than 25 pounds (12 kg), which was hung around the necks of malicious prattlers on fair days, a practice that persisted until 1781.
https://www.britannica.com/place/Mulhouse#ref101352

I lived for a year in the small street starting just on the right of the town hall, so saw the Klapperstei (and not -stein) nearly daily. Later the word became the title of a local political/satirical/underground paper. :mrgreen:

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That may not be so foreign soon.
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Presumably makes good rope. And if you grow the right strain, it can get you high.

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That's the hotel featured in The Shining, right? :o
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Didn't know they made movies of this stuff.
Turn the sound off for authenticity.

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"Yes! A BIG REWARD!" ====> Click here to turn in a sicko
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