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Old 01-13-2010, 06:57 AM
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A town in Connecticut changed a street name.

A few years ago I commuted 55 miles to work, I would get bored taking the same route every day so I would take different routes to change it up a bit.
There was this street on one of the routes I thought had a great name "Christmas Tree Lane", it always made me smile when I went by it. Then I drove by it one day and it had a new sign on the post that said "Crissmiss Tree Lane."

I was so disappointed when I saw that, I stopped going that way for a while.
Just another example of political correctness gone to far when you can't have the word Christmas on a street sign.


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Old 01-13-2010, 08:07 AM
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Well that's a bummer. A few complaints is probably all it took in order to change it. I just don't get it! People need to focus on the more important issues in life.
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Which town in Connecticut was this?
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Maybe it was just a misspelling by a career government DOT employee who really didn't care..? It happens... never attribute malice to something that can be explained away as stupidity...
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Just another example of political correctness gone to far when you can't have the word Christmas on a street sign
But unless you know the actual reason why it was changed, you can't assume that.

What town was this?
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I believe it was either Windsor or Windsor Locks it was right on the town line.
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People need to focus on the more important issues in life.

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