Posted on January 4, 2008 at 9:22pm
What’s the use of living somewhere cool if your town doesn’t have a nickname to match its coolness? Driving past a Q billboard on I-25 reminds me that Albuquerque residents have already solved this problem and now others can, too, using the method described below. A chart follows, for visual learners.
Start with an early version of your town’s name, say, Alburquerque for Albuquerque, or New Amsterdam for New York. This allows you to honor history. Then, drop the first two letters of… Continue