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07-06-2011, 02:46 AM
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Originally Posted by xerox View Post
He has an umbrella store in Philadelphia. That's the only city that comes to mind right now. Philadelphia, 'cause you can say "Philly" and the people from Philadelphia will not get mad. Like if you say "Frisco," San Francisco people say, "****** off!" But if you say "Philly" they say, "Alright!" Because I don't always have time to say "Philadelphia." Sometimes I just need that word to be two syllables. Phil-a-del-phi-a. ******, five! Your town would be called Philly too if it had five syllables!

-Mitch Hedberg
This man speaks the truth. As a native San Franciscan, I can confirm that any member of my Californian family will tell you to go **** yourself if you think Frisco is anything other than a town in Texas. I'm only ok with Philly because that nickname has wide acceptance among locals (see also: MLB team).

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