June 05, 2007
What's In A Name?
Over at Naked Villainy, something of a policy tussle has broken out over what to do about the news of the movement for Vermont secession. The Maximum Leader has offered to raise his own volunteer regiment to bring the Green Mountain State back to heal, while the Smallholder asks:
Other than the Maximum Leader, who among our readers is going to kill to keep Vermont part of the Northeast Dairy Pact?
Well, I'm still fairly neutral, although I'd like to see the ML decked out in his new Colonel's uniform.
But what grabbed me about these posts is the apparent trouble both of them are having in figuring out just what the hell to call people who live in Vermont. Therefore, I offer for their (and your) consideration,
ROBBO'S TOP TEN NAMES FOR RESIDENTS OF VERMONT
6. New Hampshire's Hippy Neighbors
3. Quebecois Wannabies
Yips! from Gary:
Secession? Bah, I say let 'em go. The place has become so infested with granola-eating, Birkenstock-wearing, patchouli-smelling hippies anyway. And maybe all those moonbats who threatened to leave the U.S. after Bush was re-elected will make good on their promise and head on over.
I can get my maple syrup tariff-free from other sources.
UPDATED YIPS! from Robbo: This is fun.
ROBBO'S TOP TEN ADDITIONAL NAMES FOR RESIDENTS OF VERMONT
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