"Harry Balls Building" unlikely

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Jot the Dot Dot, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    By all accounts, a city will name a building after a former mayor, unless he was forced out of office by scandal. Or.......has an unfortunate name :lol: http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20110208/LOCAL/302089963 BTW - You remember his brother, the lion tamer, "Claude Baals"? Or his son, the Chippendale Dancer, "Seymour"? I understand he openned a Liquor store once......

    Oops! I mistitled the thread, shoulda read 'Baals', hope the mods can fix it.
     
  2. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

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    :rofl:
     
  3. DarrellH

    DarrellH New Member

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    Didn't he also create a line of grocery sacks?
     
  4. AliasJohnDoe

    AliasJohnDoe Dornbush 2015!!!

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    Is there going to be a "Harry Baals" statue in front of the building? :rofl:
     
  5. Ozzisk8tr

    Ozzisk8tr Well-Known Member

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    overedge Well-Known Member

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  7. LilJen

    LilJen Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, yeah, my hubby told me about this the other day (we're not far from Ft Wayne). Apparently for quite some time they've been pronouncing the family name "bales" (as in bales of hay).

    I love this quote, though: