Tuesday, February 14, 2006

From Turin to Tor-Ino?

Why is it that everyone who, just mere months ago, was satisfied to refer to a certain Mediterranean city as Turin, now seems so enamored of Torino? I'd like to think that the growing popularity of Tor's Rants has had something to do with it. Nice blog, nice namesake city.

But I recognize that Americans are now rightfully eager to show the world some humility as its international stature wanes. In that spirit, I'd like to suggest one further way that we Americans may regain the esteem our European friends.

Gents, when you take your sweeties out tonight for Valentine celebrations, be sure to splash some Koeln on your faces.



P.S. The spell checker knows "Turin," but not "Torino."

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