Monday, January 30, 2006

New Orleans: we put the "fun" in funeral 

The title is from a bumper sticker I saw while driving around today. I also saw a license plate from the District of Columbia which read "Taxation without Representation".

Pretty strong political statement for a license plate, I thought.

Perhaps Louisiana should do the same, given recent outrages. Something pithy, yet forceful.

Ideas?
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"Down there"
"3rd world and proud"
"A heckuva state"
"FYYFF"

By Anonymous ashley, at 3:38 PM  

--Poorman's Paradise
--Die-You State
--The Land Down Under
--Raise the Roof!
--Taxation Without Flotation
--Surf Louisiana
--Celebrating a Century of the Same Drainage
--The Autonomous State
--This Won't Have Time to Expire
--Seeking Higher Ground
--What Happens Here, Stagnates Here
--A Great Place to Hide from the Government
--Taste the Rainbow
--If Washed Ashore, Please Contact...

By Blogger Ian McGibboney, at 6:59 PM  

Levees or Death

By Blogger Mark, at 8:14 PM  

Louisiana: Part of the World

By Anonymous saintlywife, at 7:33 AM  

For someone with Ian's skills, that was like a fastball down the middle of the plate.

By Blogger oyster, at 10:14 AM  

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By Blogger Ian McGibboney, at 11:29 AM  

Wow, that's the last time I try for you.

By Blogger Ian McGibboney, at 11:53 AM  

You were trying? I would expect forty or fifty contributions if you were trying.

Hell, you can do a fourteen quality captions/phrases in your sleep! Don't try and deny your giftedness, either!

Seriously, though, nice job. If I could photo shop, I'd use those on a LA license plate background.

By Blogger oyster, at 10:21 AM  

Oyster, I honestly couldn't tell if you were impressed or insulted. Flamingo Jones and I were debating it all day yesterday. But I love verbal ambiguity, so kudos!

License plates, New Orleans, baseball metaphors and captions: you tapped into my pulse pretty good there.

By Blogger Ian McGibboney, at 11:51 AM  

Sometimes I'm too dry.

And sometimes my sentences are about as clear as a rabid wingnut who's just been spooked by a Babs Streisand comment. (My editor is, er, lax.)

Anyhoo, just do me the favor of charitably interpreting my more inscrutable offerings directed your way.

In the above I was just saying something like "This post pitches to one of your strengths, Ian. And you seemed to effortlessly hit it out of the park."

Kudos, sir.

By Blogger oyster, at 10:16 AM  

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