All at Sea



The opening of the Channel Tunnel has made it possible to travel between France and England with minimal discomfort and hardly any thought. Eurostar passengers are barely called upon to notice that the Channel is there. They descend into the earth on one side and emerge from it at the other, and the only water that they see comes in bottles, at an exorbitant price. It is like a prolonged ride on the Tube or the Metro, with better seats and fewer interruptions.


Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy French People Channel Tunnel Early Painting Household Word 
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