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Concerning roundabouts, Packer fans, and a new word for drunk

roundaboutWhy is everybody so freaked out about roundabouts? (And no, not that song from Yes that starts "in and around the lake..") Apparently there's a legislator from Green Bay who doesn't want them anywhere near Lambeau Field. In a letter to Transportation Secretary Frank Busalacchi,  State Representative Jim Soletski says "While we would hope no one will be driving impaired, the reality is that with thousands of people leaving a football game or other event, the odds are that some drivers may be less than alert after spending three to six hours at the stadium."  (Link to the news story here). This brings to mind three things. 1) What's so hard about about navigating roundabouts? Apparently a lot of people just can't get the concept, so the DMV is sending out a two page flyer with auto registration stickers, explaining all the intricacies of navigating through them. Need to brush up your skills? Check it out here. 2) Is changing highway design to aid drunk Packer fans a new form of government sponsored co-dependency? 3) "Less than alert" is a great new euphemism for drunk. Use it the next time you want to say some one is wasted, smashed, blasted, bombed, or three sheets to the wind. If you have any problems with this blog, don't blame me. I'm less than alert right now.

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