August 14, 2018

Waste Not Wanted

2018:

Parisians are horrified by novel public urinals.

1855:

Boston considers following in Paris’ footsteps and introducing public urinals.

It would seem that in history it’s never a tooth for a tooth, but a thousand, a hundred thousand for one.

—Sybille Bedford, 1963

Quarreling must lead to disorder, and disorder exhaustion.

—Xunzi, c. 250 BC

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