Thursday, September 5, 2013

Ground-Breaking News from the WSJ: Wooden Houses Discovered in Brooklyn!

"Brownstone Brooklyn has a secret: interspersed among the many row houses made of masonry are some made of wood. And they are gaining in price and popularity as prospective buyers pushed out of the soaring brownstone market look to the smaller wooden houses as more affordable options ... On the plus side, wooden houses tend to be priced between $1 million and $1.7 million, often a full $1 million less than some Park Slope brownstones ." 
(Wall Street Journal)

"Alice thought to herself, 'Then there's no use in speaking.' The
voices didn't join in this time, as she hadn't spoken, but to her
great surprise, they all THOUGHT in chorus (I hope you understand what
THINKING IN CHORUS means--for I must confess that I don't), 'Better
say nothing at all. Language is worth a thousand pounds a word!'

'I shall dream about a thousand pounds tonight, I know I shall!' thought

All this time the Guard was looking at her, first through a telescope,
then through a microscope, and then through an opera-glass. At last he
said, 'You're travelling the wrong way,' and shut up the window and went

                              Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There - Lewis Carroll (1871)

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