British Commonwealth of Nations: London Engulfed

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

A slow, yellow gas engulfed London, suddenly, one morning last week. It was not poisonous but it made eyes to smart and throats to tickle. Grime laden, it soiled. Dense, it blotted out objects within arm's reach. Translucent, it diffused broad daylight into a dull, enveloping bluish glow. As it must to London, "the worst fog in half a century" had come.

Tourists were edified. They could boast of seeing "linkmen"* going once more about London town, bearing...

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