April 30


Today, Land of Excess presents the garbled exterior of this building in Potomac, MD, paired with the unfinished screening room in its basement that would appear to belong in a different building altogether. We are too confused to say anything. “INCREDIBLE CUSTOM MASTERPIECE BY PREMIER BLDR DAVID NIROO. LIMESTONE ELEVATION WITH EUROPEAN VILLA DESIGN” exclaims the real estate listing. Let us parse “European Villa Design”. What is the meaning of this particular combination of three words?