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(io9)   Early carousels were pretty risqué for a Victorian woman to ride. She'd sit side-saddle; her suitor would be able to hold on to her waist while the carousel went around and look at her exposed ankle and ... um, I'll be in my canopy bed   (io9.com) divider line 10
    More: Interesting, Victorian, Victorian woman, draft horses, canopy bed  
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2013-09-01 09:19:08 AM  
1 votes:
Really?

home.comcast.net
Now, I may rest.
2013-08-31 11:42:28 PM  
1 votes:
2013-08-31 07:52:10 PM  
1 votes:
theopenscroll.com
2013-08-31 07:03:17 PM  
1 votes:
Back when I used a lot of postage stamps and bought them frequently, there was a series of gorgeous stamps of carousel horses (and a camel). I bought a whole bunch of them and used them for years.

/I miss pretty stamps
2013-08-31 06:54:28 PM  
1 votes:
img856.imageshack.us


/in the novel it's 21 instead of 30 years.
//apparently the authors wanted to make it late teens but their publisher vetoed that
2013-08-31 04:36:52 PM  
1 votes:
*just like the Puritans had lots of sex, and since people lived in one room houses, it's not like the kinds didn't know what it was. And then there's this

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Execution_of_George_Spencer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Granger
2013-08-31 02:37:48 PM  
1 votes:

The Bestest: KrispyKritter: saw a documentary on the early days of NYC area beach fun spots. many of the rides would make Action Park look safe.

I miss Traction Park :(.


Accident Park was what we called it. I thought the bumps and bruises were part of the fun.
2013-08-31 02:27:04 PM  
1 votes:
The men who carved these saw a lot of different horses every day, they knew horses intimately.

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2013-08-31 02:21:04 PM  
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KrispyKritter: saw a documentary on the early days of NYC area beach fun spots. many of the rides would make Action Park look safe.


I miss Traction Park :(.
2013-08-31 02:03:34 PM  
1 votes:
saw a documentary on the early days of NYC area beach fun spots. many of the rides would make Action Park look safe.
 
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