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This shot shows The Edinburgh Central Library with the carved lettering showing the letters EPL for Edinburgh Public Library, although the prominent L makes it look like ELP*, which would lead us down the road towards the Progressive Rock of doom rather than the road to educational enlightenment. I’m going to assume it was built in 1889.
*ELP are the initials of the band Emerson, Lake and Palmer who, according to Mr Wikipedia, were described by John Kelman of All About Jazz thus “overbearing sense of self-importance turned ELP from one of the 1970s’ most exciting new groups into the definition of masturbatory excess and self-aggrandizement in only a few short years.”

Now we don’t want that, do we?


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