May 25, 2013

Hail to the ...

Another highlight of the Apple Blossom Parade was the band for Washington's football team.

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I can understand why many people find the name "Redskins" somewhat offensive. But the name has been used for years and it holds nostalgia for many fans. So I propose a solution: keep the name but change the logo to something that has nothing to do with any ethnic group.

For instance, a drawing of a redskin potato would avoid the problem. Alternately, they could depict a sunburned person, kind of like the old Coppertone girl ad.

Yeah, I know it's ridiculous! Someone will have to come up with a better idea.

7 comments:

  1. I don't know why people have become so 'politically correct' these last few years. When I was growing up no one paid any attention to saying 'redskins'. But, we have become a country who is so nickpicky it's ridiculous!

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  2. Gostei da banda e adorei as imagens do céu com nuvens ...me encanta! bjs

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  3. I think your idea is no more ridiculous than the fuss some people make about offensive words. 'Freshman' has been banned in Washington State.

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  4. Imagine the headlines in the sports section when they'd lose. Redskins Mashed!

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  5. Hilary, that's really funny!

    George, I did not know about the word freshman! That seems odd.

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