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Playing croquet in the year 2000 [Aug. 13th, 2014|10:32 am]
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The UBC Library Digitization Centre has a Flickr account: not just silly vintage postcards, but Spanish chant manuscripts ("Creator: Catholic Church") and maps of Japan...
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[User Picture]From: cmcmck
2014-08-13 10:42 am (UTC)
Doncha just love the assumption that men's subsea clothing will be practical while women will still be oppressed? :o/
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2014-08-13 11:13 am (UTC)
But in the Future, women's clothing will be made of miracle fabrics which don't misbehave under water!
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[User Picture]From: cmcmck
2014-08-13 11:42 am (UTC)
Although swimwear (made of said fabrics) doesn't appear to have occurred to them! :o)
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[User Picture]From: anef
2014-08-13 12:26 pm (UTC)
That was in fact pretty close to what I was wearing to play underwater croquet in 2000...
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2014-08-13 04:35 pm (UTC)
I'm disappointed at the absence of flamingos...
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[User Picture]From: asakiyume
2014-08-19 01:09 pm (UTC)
Oh my! I must tell my husband about this; he'll love it! I wonder what the story is behind the Atlantean game of croquet.
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2014-08-19 02:02 pm (UTC)
Is he a croquet player? Or a diver?
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[User Picture]From: asakiyume
2014-08-19 02:46 pm (UTC)
A lover of odd images and of libraries--but what I really think he'll like is the chant manuscripts!
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[User Picture]From: shewhomust
2014-08-19 07:55 pm (UTC)
They are good, aren't they? It's a very eclectic collection!
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