Strange Maps, and the Literary City

Just discovered Strange Maps. It’s taken me far too long. Below is #411:



It begins “Whoever after due and proper warning shall be heard to utter the abominable word “Frisco,” which has no linguistic or other warrant, shall be deemed guilty of a High Misdemeanor, and shall pay into the Imperial Treasury as penalty the sum of twenty-five dollars. – Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico, 1872″ …

READ ON. thanks

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