Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

Manufacturer’s mark on the steel manhole cover located on the train station’s platform.

It can be described as both foreign and local. I’ve seen it in Poland and the text is written in German. At the time it was created, German wasn’t foreign language in that area…

That’s Europe, that’s history. All messed up.


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Rose of Castille

“Lenehan extended his hands in protest.

– But my riddle! he said. What opera is like a railway line?

– Opera? Mr O’Madden Burke’s sphinx face reriddled.

Lenehan announced gladly:

– The Rose of Castille. See the wheeze? Rows of cast steel. Gee!”

[James Joyce, Ulysses]


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