Friday, February 12, 2010

Safe return doubtful

"Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold, long hours of complete darkness. Safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in event of success."
Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic explorer (1874-1922)

(This advertisement was placed in a London newspaper in 1912 and inspired nearly 5,000 replies.) Thank you Jorn for sharing.

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