"Why would anyone name their child after a town in South Dakota?"
Infamous Something or Other
After discussing this with PJ, we have come up with an alternative plan. Montana and Wyoming would be part of The Californian Republic. Colorado, Kansas, and Misourri would become part of the Texas Republic. Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan would become part of Atlantic America.
That would allow all of us Germans and Scandinaviens to merge right in with the Canadiens.
Good idea, eh?
SEPTEMBER . . .
the Republican convention gets off to a tentative start in St. Paul, Minn., when President Bush and Vice President Cheney are unable to attend, partly because of Hurricane Gustav, and partly because the organizers told them that the convention was in Atlanta. The mood improves when Sarah Palin dazzles the delegates with her winning smile, detailed knowledge of what is on the teleprompter and spot-on imitation of Tina Fey. The next night, John McCain, formally accepting the nomination, pledges to run "a totally incoherent campaign." None of this is reported in the media because the entire press corps is in Wasilla, Alaska, investigating rumors that Palin once dated a yeti.
"Lutefisk is made from air-dried or salted/dried whitefish, but ling is also used, prepared with, in a sequence of particular treatments."Thought that you might want to know.