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Am I the only one that thinks "Burque" is more than just a little hokey?

What is with this obsession with the name make-over of converting Albuquerque into 'Burque"? Is it an attempt to make it more hip? With it? Is Albuquerque too old, too stogy or just not cool? I've heard "Burque" described as the insecure middle-school bully making up a threatening nickname for himself.



Albuquerque is a challenge to spell and it takes up a lot of space...but hey, it's the name of the city and it is unique. What's with the need to change it and shorten it so it looks… Continue

Added by Athena_Sword on September 5, 2008 at 10:28am — 23 Comments

Environmental Waste Home Depot Style

When it comes to environmental resources, waste is worse than use. And nothing demonstrates waste more clearly and more arrogantly than Home Depot. On a Sunday afternoon browsing the garden department I asked an orange-aproned clerk about the many carts filled willy-nilly with plants. “Oh, those are the ones we’re going to throw away.”



“Throw away!” I fairly shouted. “Why? I’ll take them.”



“Sorry,” he said, “It’s the vendor’s policy. We don’t have anything to do with it. I… Continue

Added by Athena_Sword on June 1, 2008 at 4:37pm — 1 Comment

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