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One-Way Dead-End Street

April 8th, 2015
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A one-way dead-end street is supposed to be a joke, but there's one just east of Davis square. If you drive down Grove st, which is one way, you find yourself in the position of the car below:

Just ahead there's a gate:

I guess I should buy the property there and open a chop shop

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