What Is The Best Name For A Plow In Buffalo?
The Minnesota DOT just had a "plow naming contest" where they named their new plow. What would we name ours here in Buffalo?
What do you do when your department of transportation gets a new snow plow? If you're the Minnesota DOT, you have the community name it! Why not? People name their tools and their cars all the time. It's going to be a savior for a lot of people. Why not let them make their own personal connection to it?
They came up with some great ideas. Some of the front runners were:
- "Ctrl Salt Delete"
- "The Big Leplowski"
- "Plowasaurus Rex"
- "Scoop Dogg"
- "Blizzard of Oz"
- "No More Mr. Ice Guy"
- "Edward Blizzardhands"
But the one that was able to take home the trophy was: Betty Whiteout
If you've ever watched the show "The Golden Girls," you know that Betty White's character Rose Nylund was actually from Minnesota. After her passing in December, it was a no-brainer that Betty Whiteout would be the winner. It was a pretty big step up from last year's winner, Plowy McPlowface.
Because we are a bunch of radio people here we started to come up with some of our own "very Buffalo" names that we think would win in a plow naming contest here.
Some of our favorites inlcude:
- Mark Polonplowz
- Grand Iceland
- Plowson Knox
- The Josh Allen Express
- Orchard Plow
- Mayor Byron Plow
- Ice Slasher-Table Smasher
- In A Flurry And Don't Know Why
- Let's Snow Buffalo
- Tre'Davious Whiteout (Yeah...we copied them...but if they can do it, why can't we??)
- Slush Allen
- Snow Girl (Hey...Shark Girl worked)
- Winterstate 90
- The Big Blue Ice Plower
- Lake Effect Plow
What would you name your Buffalo plow if you could?
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