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Thread #57360   Message #904616
Posted By: Nigel Parsons
06-Mar-03 - 05:17 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Treacle mines
Subject: RE: Folklore: Treacle mines
Not forgetting the "Glorious Peoples Republic of Treacle Mine Road" which stood for "Truth, Justice, Freedom, Reasonably Priced Love*, and a hard boiled egg" as described in Terry Pratchett's Historic Discworld novel "Night Watch"

Nigel
*"Reasonably Priced Love" (Treacle Mine Road does run up to "Madams Gardens" !) so "Free Love" would be a no-no