No One Writes to the Colonel

Since Language Hat has quoted our post on Soviet kommunalki, the commentaries of the readers have made it clear that as for housing, Anglo-Saxon countries had it hard too at Stalin’s times indeed, and even Khrushchev brought no thaw for them. For their comfort we enclose our photo from Buenos Aires on a little brother of the communal doorbells of Moscow and Lwów. Poor Carlos Sosa had it the worst.