Just cause this is funny and then sad.
But still funny...and then still sad.
Oh, well. sometimes America can be funny in a sad kind of way.
I have no idea how old this is, but it struck a chord with me today:
BENTONVILLE, ARK (AP) — Some Wal-Mart customers soon will be able to sample a new discount item - Wal-Mart’s own brand of wine. The world’s largest retail chain is teaming up with E&J Gallo Winery of Modesto, Calif. to produce the spirits at an affordable price, in the $2-5 range.
While wine connoisseurs may not be inclined to throw a bottle of Wal-Mart Brand wine into their shopping carts, there is a market for cheap wine, said Kathy Micken, professor of marketing at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. She also said: “The right name is important.” So, here we go:
The top 12 suggested names for Wal-Mart Wine:
12. Chateau Traileur Parc
11. White Trashfindel
10. Big Red Gulp
9. Grape Expectations
8. Domaine Wal-Mart “Merde du Pays”
6. Chef Boyardeaux
5. Peanut Noir
4. Chateau des Moines
3. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Vinegar!
2. World Championship Riesling
And the number 1 name
1. Nasti Spumante
Found this bit of Americana at:
Elephant in my Coffee