I am astounded that this is the same state that gave us Gov. Ann Richards and satirist Molly Ivins.
But then again, it also gave us W.
Good lord, seriously? This just is a green light for every comedian out there.
Perhaps all Texas names should be limited to those registered prior to when Texas became a state.
We’ll start with Aquilla and end with Zapata.
If it works well for them in Texas, Wisconsin plans to institute the same rule for all the Poles. Minnesota plans to outlaw the umlaut, and Iowa is planning to ban the use of three or more consonants in a row.
Zbigniew Brzezinski will henceforth be known as Big Newski.
Yo-Yo Ma of course will now be Jojo Ma.
Pat Morita is now Pat Morris.
Connie Chung is now Connie Young.
and conductor Seiji Ozawa…
Is now Abe Vigoda.