June 16, 2013

America's Cities

Americans just love to name their cities with descriptions, activities or products that they are famous for.
 Atlanta, Ga. - the Big Peach
Baton Rouge, La. - the Big Raggedy
Beaver, Ok. - Cow Chip Capital of the World
Boston, Ma. - Bean Town
Chattanooga, Tn. - the City of Lights
Dallas, Tx. - Big D
Denver, Co.  - the Mile High City
Detroit, Mi. - Motor City
Flagstaff, Ariz. - The City in the Pines
Greenbay Wis. - the Toilet Paper Capital of the World
Houston, Tx. - Space City
Las Vegas, Nev. - Sin City
Los Angeles, Ca. - the City of the Angels
Miami, Fl. - the Magic City
Milwaukee, Wis. - the Brew City
Mobile, Ala. - the Port City
Nashville, Tn. - the Music City
New Orleans, La. - the Mardi Gras City
New York City, NY - the Big Apple
Oklahoma City, Ok. - the Big Friendly
Pasadena, Ca. - the City of Roses
Peoria, Il. - the Whiskeytown
Philadelphia - the City of Brotherly Love
Seattle, Wa. - the Emerald City
Sioux City, Io. - Little Chicago (they may wanna change that)
South Bend, Ind. - the Lotion City (don't ask)
Syracuse, NY - the Salt City
Tampa, Fl. - the Cigar City
Toledo, Oh. - Frog Town
Wheeling, W. Va. - the Nail City

Chicago, Il. - "the City Where They Shoot Your Ass For No Reason"
Seven people were killed and at least 30 others were shot in violence that plagued Chicago over Father's Day weekend.

Five of the fatalities and 11 other shootings occurred overnight Saturday leading into Father's Day, including the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy.

On the Southwest Side, five people were shot, one fatally, in two shootings in the Little Village neighborhood.
More here.


Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Hey, it's working ... bless liberalism. The left wants this for all of us.

Kid said...

PS - Cincinnati - City of the most boring food on the Planet.

sig94 said...

Odie - and all the while the media tap dances around the failures of liberalism.

sig94 said...

Kid - I always thought that distinction belonged to the British.