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And Rosta wrote:

> They sailed up the Thames to bomb London, I guess, but how did they
> bomb York? Is it possible to sail to York? (I don't have a map handy,
> & I don't know where the river in York runs to.)

Maybe from free (non-dirigible) balloons?  The Hangkerim are sitting on
a large fraction of the world's helium, although extracting helium from
natural gas isn't exactly easy.

"I asked his work: he dealt in coal
And shipped it up the Tyne, he said."
        -- Dorothy Parker

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        You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
        You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
                Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)