A Study in Scarlet
Separated at Birth?
- Vegetable alkaloid
- Hansom cab
- Watson’s Afghan War—1878 to 1880, 2nd time UK invaded Afghanistan. UK wins and the Treaty of Gandamak is signed.
- “You fool! You fell victim to one of the classic blunders. The most famous is never get involved in a land war in Asia. But only slightly less well-known is this: Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line!” – Vizzini, The Princess Bride. (NAYY with the link. I just love that he used Vizzini as his first of five reasons in his argument.)