Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Stuff you need to know

In about 1915 it was estimated that in New York the working horses deposited 2.5 million pounds of manure, and 60,000 gallons of urine on the city’s streets each day.
(Source  “Victorian America – Transformations in Everyday Life”  by Thomas. J. Schlereth, HarperPerennial, 1991)

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