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Re: names good for marketing

On Mon, 2005-01-03 at 09:46 -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Monday 03 January 2005 08:48 am, Rich Rudnick wrote:
> > Portland ranks among the top three cities I've lived in for smiles 
> > from strangers, but if being 'in tune enough' is a now a requirement 
> > for residency it's sadly slipped over the last 10 years.   
> What are you talking about?  Portland is a city that named *everything* 
> after Governor Tom McCall, who is most famous for saying, "Welcome to 
> Oregon!  Enjoy your visit, but please, remember to leave when you're 
> done."
Hmm, I thought he was most notable for the state-wide Urban Growth
Boundaries (a good thing) and for all the out of state businesses he
convinced to relocate to Oregon, the beginnings of the 'Californication'
so many Oregonians were protesting with tacky bumper stickers when I
lived there. 

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