TIL in 1719 prisoners in Paris were offered freedom at the condition they would marry a prostitute and move to Louisiana.

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As an American, this explains a lot….


TIL Louisiana was France’s Australia.


Yep, my family was kicked out of France for partying too hard, then kicked out of Acadiana for partying too hard, then finally settled in New Orleans where they told everyone to party as hard as they want.


So, what’s the downside?


Being sent to a hot and humid hole, full of disease… And on top of that, moving to Louisiana!