In spite of the 1793 calendar which tried to impose a new dating system, the unpleasant word "saint" continues to sully the walls of a great many Paris streets, whose naming it governs.
For several months now, it has been our pleasure to campaign for the elimination of this term, both in correspondence and in our conversations.
Street names are transitory. What will remain of them in future, except perhaps L'Impasse de l'Enfant Jesus (15th Arrondissement), kept as a reminder?
Already the Post Office bows to the will of its public: letters are delivered to boulevard Germain and rue Honore.
We invite all right-thinking people to join in this public health effort.
Psychogeography and politics.
"It has come to my attention that China and Spain are one and the same land, and that it is only out of ignorance that they are considered to be separate States." - Nikolai Gogol
[Translated from the French by Phil Edwards.]
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