Seattle touts itself as the country’s most literate, most educated city. Whoa. We used to be pretty rough.

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Dig a little, and Seattle’s scrubby past inevitably pops up. We might be all high-tech now, all digital wizards, but back there are the city’s ancestors. They could be rough. Really rough. John Findlay, professor emeritus of history at the UW, is referenced.

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