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2012-10-01 18:00:20.065934+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Awesome: Apparently the DNA Lounge standard contract references Emperor Norton:

  1. Whoever after due and proper warning shall be heard to utter the abominable word "Frisco," which has no linguistic or other warrant, shall be deemed guilty of a High Misdemeanor, and shall pay into the Imperial Treasury as penalty the sum of six hundred seventy six dollars. As ordered by NORTON I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico, 1872.

Six hundred and seventy six dollars being the inflation adjusted $25 that Norton I originally decreed.

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#Comment Re: made: 2012-10-01 18:02:38.930753+00 by: Dan Lyke

From 1918 divorce proceedings:

"No one refers to San Francisco by that title except people from Los Angeles," said the court. "I am the chairman of the County Council of Defense, and I warn you that you stand in danger of being interned as an alien enemy. Don't do it again."