Tuesday, December 9, 2008

DPW: The Preferred Choice!

A few weeks ago, new trash cans arrived in my yard. They proclaim, DPW: "The Preferred Choice." (Quotations on the Can). The preferred choice? I have no qualms with Department of Public Works, but it is an interesting choice of slogan. What other choice do I have as to who is going to pick up my trash? Is that the reason for the quotation marks?

"The Preferred Choice" sounds more like a motto for an auto parts shop, a handyman, or an insurance company.

The previous slogan, "It's Everyone's Job," at least makes some sense.

Also of note, apparently Mayor Adrian Fenty does not want his name associated with trash.

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