The Straight Dope on the Ice Harvest

Posted by Maximum Fun on 20th March 2006

You may or may not get The Straight Dope in your local alternative newspaper, but no matter — it’s still worth a trip to

On this glorious website, Cecil Adams informs the Teeming Masses of the answer to any number of Highly Important Questions. Like this week… How was ice made and sold in pre-industrial times?