Ye Olde Sturbridge Village: a made-uppe historie

Chapter XVII: Inebriation's scourge

Drunke drivingge has been a problemme in Newe England since well before Tedde Kennedie drove off a bridge. Here, the towne sot careens through Ye Olde Sturbridge Village, nearlie runningge over two fuss-buckets. Fortunately, the very low speede of the carriages en-sured that only the moste feeble or in-attentive would be trampledde, in keepingge with the popular Darwinian mores of the day. This did not, however, preclude anyone caught drivingge drunke from being burned at the stake.