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More D.C. Slogan Suggestions

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Wits and wags are eager to aid an effort to adopt a new slogan for the nation's capital. A blog called The D.C. Universe proposes: "Washington: Guns Now Welcome" and "Washington: More Bloggers than Rats" and "Washington: Less of a Target than New York." A listener takes a different tack: Because D.C. has no voting members of Congress, just keep the slogan that's on some of its license plates: "Taxation Without Representation."

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with even more slogans for our nation's capital.

We reported yesterday that Washington is dumping its slogans, so a blog called The D.C. Universe proposes: "Washington: Guns Now Welcome," or "Washington: More Bloggers Than Rats," or "Washington: Less of a Target Than New York."

A listener wrote us to say that since D.C. has no voting members of Congress, it could keep the slogan on some of its license plates - "Taxation Without Representation."

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