Rue Joannie Rochette!

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  1. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    I don't know what venues to pursue to accomplish this, but let's write to the council of Ill Dupas that they should rename the street where she grew up "Ru Joannie Rochette". Winning Canada's first Olympic medal in 22 years just days after losing her mother makes her deserve such an honor.
     
  2. musicgurl

    musicgurl I know a place...

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    I'm fairly certain they've already named a street after her actually.
     
  3. Polymer Bob

    Polymer Bob New Member

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    I got nervous when I saw the title of this thread.

    Main Entry: "rue"
    Function: verb
    Inflected Form(s): rued; ru·ing
    Date: 12th century

    transitive verb : to feel penitence, remorse, or regret for
    intransitive verb : to feel sorrow, remorse, or regret
     
  4. bbkenn

    bbkenn Well-Known Member

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    It's french for street, as I'm sure you realize by now.
     
  5. mocha-ice

    mocha-ice Active Member

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    There is already a Rue Joannie Rochette, although I'm not 100% sure if it's in Bethierville or if it's in Ile Dupas. Also during the Olympics, the arena in Bethierville (formally called L'aréna du Centre Gilles Villeneuve) was rename Aréna Joannie Rochette
     
  6. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Thanks for the info! Gal sure deserved it.
     
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    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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  10. Polymer Bob

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    I seem to remember Kimmie Meissner having a street named after her.
     
  11. Jot the Dot Dot

    Jot the Dot Dot Headstrong Buzzard

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    Yes, it's called Kimmie Way, which I think is rather cute. Couldn't find any links to a picture of the street sign, as it happenned 4 years ago, and all the links are defunct.