On a street corner in Richmond a modern revolving advertising hoarding has been removed to reveal an intriguing ad painted on the bricks beneath:
Choose your house AND THE TEMPERANCE
What could it mean? Is 'choose your house' to be taken literally? The sentence is still hard to parse, the stumbling block being that definite article: what was the Temperance? a place? a club? a newspaper?
It took me a week to work it out - can you do better?
(when you have it a quick google will suffice to confirm)