World Famous Potatoes

Monday, June 14th, 2021

“Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?” ~ Robin Williams

“Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?” ~ George Carlin

License Plates & State Slogans …

When each state’s representatives determined their slogan, I wonder if they were told that they could rename them later if they wanted to. But then later when they tried they were told, ‘no’.

Because some mottos are great, others, I’m not really sure they understood that these would be things that people read often. They were like, yeah, yeah, who cares, it’s just a blurb, no one’s gonna see it a lot.

So someone’s grandma was hired to come with Maryland’s state slogan, ‘Drive Carefully’.

“That’s your slogan? That’s what you’re turning in? I mean, it’s nice, but you can say anything. You can paint a picture in the minds of anyone thinking about Maryland. I’m not trying to sway you, but you can make it more vivid, more inviting and descriptive if you want.”

“Nah, we’re good with what Nana turned in, thank you.”

Some slogans are so beautiful they inspire you to live in that state, like Maine’s ‘Vacationland’, North Dakota’s ‘Discover the Spirit’ and New Hampshire’s ‘Live Free or Die’.

New York’s ‘Empire State’ slogan feels bold and powerful. Georgia’s ‘Peach State’ sounds tasty, but they were still hungry so they added an additional slogan ‘…On My Mind’. Including the ellipsis …

Some state mottos for places, like Florida, should have been easy to nail down, but you never know. “Let’s see, what do we have a lot of, what is about this place, what does it feel like to live here, what … ? Whew, man it’s hot. I can’t think. Let’s do this later when the sun stops shining. That’s a joke.”

I think when Tennessee turned theirs in, they didn’t really come up with it yet, it was just a snippet of their conversation at the window and now they’re stuck with ‘Sounds Good to Me’.

I like the affectionate and cordial catchphrases, like Pennsylvania’s ‘You’ve Got a Friend’ and South Dakota’s ‘Great Faces; Great Places’ although I think they thought it was a test and wrote down a similar answer to what South Carolina was handing in ‘Smiling Faces; Great Places’. South Dakota said they didn’t cheat. They said that’s what they came up with all on their own and that they had been saying that they’re whole lives.

Delaware, the whole time, just kept trying to cut in line, they were like …

We were first, doesn’t anybody listen? We were first! We camped out last night, we took ONE bathroom break and that’s when the doors opened!”

They got some stares, some snarls, but were allowed to skip ahead to the front of the line. Luckily no one’s challenging them about being the first state, not yet, not unless they push it. Again.

“I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.” ~ Steven Wright

A song to start the week: Why Don’t We Do It In The Road? by THE BEATLES on Spotify/YouTube.

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