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  • i went to the blockbuster but as SOON as i got to the bracelet people they passed out the very last one. so upset!! but we were there like 30, minutes taking pictures of her then went to the Borders (cause Im amazing and wrote down both addresses lol) and since i live in frisco they were both only like 15 minutes away.

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  • I hear they come with seven gears now which is good enough in frisco.

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  • If you feel someone is not qualified for a lower job, how could you justify supporting them for a higher job? umm ... how about the fact that she now has 11 years experience as a judge? chris case, frisco tx

    Republican senator won't meet with Sotomayor

  • Of course the republicans know what the f word means. because they have been screwing the people for years. all he did was modernize the word. real nice people. like cheney used it to tell a senator what he could do to his self. republicans, the moral majority? what a bunch of flakes. frisco, tx

    McDonnell drops F-bomb in live interview

  • We all need to vote against EVERY incumbent in the next elections. frisco, tx

    'Quit spending,' Pawlenty tells Obama

  • You wonder how many of these guys are just as hypocritical as Sanford. frisco, tx

    Republican calls for investigations into Sanford

  • Why would they appreciate a class act like Sara Palin! frisco, tx

    Palin to step down as governor, not seeking re-election

  • I was totally rockin shants in frisco(ca 91) Damn PDX phonies try to hog all the west coast greatness:their burritos can't da ones from SF and its dumb to name yer towne after the airport (how dumb).

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  • The **** Family, Frisco, TX **** and **** need to leave Frisco with their tail between their legs. they have caused two homeowners to go into foreclosure because they won't pay the rent. the people have caused many people heartache and frisco would be better off without them.

    Boing Boing

  • Feel free to attack wrong-headed beliefs, but I am sick to read comments attacking people based on stereotypes based on who they are or where they live - it's no better than that stupid frisco-disco ad that was featured on TPMEC yesterday.

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  • This was a great conversation. Anyhow, Frisco sounds odd to me from a long way away. Sounds like the sort of thing Martin Ferguson would say.

    August 29, 2008

  • Haha! That image has become a Wordie booby trap. ;-)

    I must confess that Cheese Was was borrowed/pinched from someone whom I've been nagging to join Wordie. No luck so far.

    March 10, 2008

  • Actually, I think it was this image that was the proverbial straw for me. It's not coincidental that I added it to the puke bowl discussion.

    I may not like Cheez Whiz, but I love the phrase Cheese Was.

    March 7, 2008

  • Skipvia, you seem to have a visceral dislike for Cheese Was. Perhaps it was a traumatic event in your childhood....? ;-)

    March 7, 2008

  • Eew. I mean, eeewwwwww.

    March 7, 2008

  • Only for the most discerning Fluffya palates, skipvia. The rest of us prefer provolone or American.

    March 7, 2008

  • Cheez Whiz? On a chessesteak? Say it ain't so, reesetee...

    March 7, 2008

  • "Fluffya" is definitely a native pronunciation in some parts. And if you're ordering a cheesesteak, you don't even say cheesesteak. You say "One wit" for a cheesesteak with fried onions, "one wit-out" for a cheesesteak, no onions. "Whiz wit" is cheesesteak with Cheez Whiz and fried onions, and so on.

    Great. Now I'm hungry.

    March 6, 2008

  • Whenever I've been there (which isn't often), they just say cheesesteak, or steak sandwich. Anyway Fluffya is a much better pronunciation for that city's name.

    March 6, 2008

  • But they still say Philly Cheesesteak?

    March 6, 2008

  • I know native Philadelphians who can't stand "Philly" as a nickname for Philadelphia. I don't say it around them so as to avoid being socked in the kisser.

    March 6, 2008

  • I've always hated "frisco" and I have never been to San Francisco. I think it's just a lazy-ass abbreviation that doesn't sound right. Or even a lazy ass-abbreviation.

    I do like Bear Flanks, though. I guess it just sounds right. Also, I'm a bear.

    March 6, 2008

  • Is it because it sounds too much like Crisco? ;-)

    March 5, 2008

  • That's a cool example skipvia - Bear Flanks Alaska.

    March 5, 2008

  • I know what you mean, palooka. It's like when people call Fairbanks "Bear Flanks." Although, come to think of it, it kind of fits...

    March 5, 2008

  • Calling San Francisco "Frisco" is like calling New York City "Nork", or Chicago "Chica", or Kansas City "Cans City", or Houston "Hugh"", etc. We don't like it.

    March 5, 2008

  • A co-called nickname for the glorious city of San Francisco. Natives and those enamored of "The City" shudder and moan when they hear this vulgar term. It is not to be compared with such urban delights as The Big Apple. Its usage demonstrates that the speaker is utterly without class or sophistication; more properly an object of pity than derision.

    March 5, 2008