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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Dec 7, 2017

Forget the studio this week, we're heading into the Metro system.

Yes, I'm joined by podcaster Luke Thompson from Luke's English Podcast to take Line 2 around town while recording an episode about the subway system itself. 

And did we time it right so Corey Frye gets on the train as Luke gets off? Listen in to find out.

 To answer some of the unanswered questions from the episode:

1. Colonel Fabien is named after Pierre Georges, one of the two members of the French Communist Party who perpetrated the first assassinations of German personnel during the Occupation of France during the Second World War.

2. The fire at the Couronnes station was in 1903, and killed 84 people.

3. The link to our previous story on the Metro - 30 things about the Paris Metro that even Parisians don't know.

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