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A wonderful collection of 19th century shipping

posted by Jason Kottke   Mar 13, 2007

A wonderful collection of 19th century shipping posters on Flickr. (via quipsologies)

Update: That Flickr user also has several other interesting sets of images to look at, including book covers, typography of The Electric Company, Soviet children’s books, and Civil War posters.

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The Yakov Smirnoff joke — In Soviet

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 31, 2006

The Yakov Smirnoff joke — In Soviet Russia, television watches you! — is more formally called the “Russian reversal”.