Friday, August 24, 2007

Today In History: The Fires of Vulcan.

On this date in 79AD, real estate speculators in the beachfront communities of Herculaneum and Pompeii took it in the neck when their investments (and sometimes their selves) were buried under as much as 75 feet of red hot ash from Mount Vesuvius.

5 comments:

Cybrludite said...

Roman Real Estate Salesman: It's all about location, location, loc... what the **** was that?!?

Zendo Deb said...

I blame the eeeevil bankers who got those people to live their with their sub-prime mortgages.

phlegmfatale said...

Then again, the following day the speculators cleaned up at the fire sale.

You know what they say: when there's blood in the streets, buy real estate.

BobG said...

Vulcan LOLs at real estate agents.

Spock said...

I find your attempt at humor...Illogical