Monday, March 15, 2010
More Big News
The world's largest catsup bottle is located in Collinsville, Illinois. The locals there united to form the Catsup Bottle Preservation Group to save this historic structure from demolition, thereby preserving a spelling which has of late been falling into desuetude. At one time, there were two dominant brands of America's favorite condiment: Heinz Ketchup and Hunt's Catsup. They sounded much the the same. They tasted exactly the same. Each devoted a sizable chunk of energy and resources to convincing the consuming public their product was in some way superior. I can't think of a better metaphor for our two-party system.