Fillers One hundred years ago

Street noises

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7214.888a (Published 02 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:888

In this “free” country everyone seems to be at perfect liberty to make whatever discordant noise he likes in the streets at any time of day or night. Vendors of milk, of cat's meat, and of newspapers, German bands and barrel organs, all do their utmost to outvie one another in the creation of the city's unnecessary turmoil, …

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