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Re: OT: sponge burning!

Ron Johnson wrote:

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> On 02/26/07 18:27, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
>>> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 01:39:40PM -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>>>> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> [snip]
>> Opening another can of worms, it seems like everyone would be a lot
>> better
>> off if New Orleans was rebuilt further inland.  "But it has all this
>> history!"  So what!  So did most Alaskan villages and towns prior to the
> They are.  It's called Baton Rouge.
> But then, the area where N.O. stands is a much better port that
> Baton Rouge, which is 90 mile upriver, and having a *large* port at
> the mouth of the continent's largest river is advantageous to everyone.

So put the port there and the city elsewhere.  Kind of like how they do it
in Alaska.  Nobody lives in Prudhoe Bay, everybody lives four miles south
on higher ground in Deadhorse...

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