3 posts tagged with history by Chrischris.
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Ou est L'histoire de le chiffonnier?

London had its mudlarks, toshers, & grubbers. What other (non-British) examples of historical urban scavengers are there? [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on Apr 1, 2010 - 9 answers

Vernacular Photos, not made in America

What websites are the European (any non-English speaking, actually) equivalents of Square America? [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on Jun 14, 2009 - 1 answer

Connaissez-vous l'homme de muffin?

At least two English nursery rhymes (The Muffin Man and Oranges and Lemons) reference real, geographically precise locations. What are some non-English nursery rhymes that encapsulate an equivalent level of geographical (meaning, actual street names and/or distinct locations) detail?
posted by Chrischris on Mar 16, 2009 - 4 answers

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