Like the Tacoma Narrows, Maine’s Deer Isle Bridge was designed long and thin and turned out to be dangerously unstable. Unlike the Tacoma Narrows, it’s still standing.
Gentlement of the Eighteenth-Century Cutting Edge
She did it because the servants broke the china
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