From Wholesome Switzerland to Slutty Seattle

By Dave Fox
Somewhere in the Swiss Alps

For those of you who check my blog on a semi-daily basis, rest assured that when I fly home from Europe in four weeks, I will have a backlog of stories to tell. But until then, you might want to take up stamp collecting or iguana wrestling.

At the moment, I am working as an assistant tour guide in Switzerland, nursing a nasty cold, and waiting for my Tylenol Cold Medicine to kick in, at which point my writing will be so dreadfully incoherent, linguists will study it in an attempt to determine which planet I come from. From now until October 18, if I am awake, I am working. Tour guiding is not a 9-to-5 endeavor, so please forgive my lack of recent writing.

As I sit here in this quaint little Swiss village, the remnants of cheese fondue on my breath, I cannot help but let my mind wander to an exciting event that is occurring back home in Seattle right now.

Seattle is working to open up a new tram line that will run from the south end of Lake Union into the core downtown area. The project is being sponsored by former Microsoft dude Paul Allen.

The new tram line has been dubbed the “South Lake Union Tram.” But today’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer is reporting that developers have suddenly realized the South Lake Union Tram has an unfortunate acronym.

Since I won’t be around to blog much these next few weeks, I’m taking a poll. I figure your comments should provide some worthy entertainment in my absence. Please enter your response with the “comments” link below.

My question for you: Once the South Lake Union Tram is open to the public, how much will you pay to ride the SLUT?

Published on Friday, September 21, 2007

3 Responses to “From Wholesome Switzerland to Slutty Seattle”

  1. brrre
    September 24, 2007 at 7:14 PM

    I really think it shouldn’t cost anything. But I would wear a condom.

  2. Anonymous
    September 28, 2007 at 12:14 PM

    agree with post above, but would we be limited to just twice per day (commute)? can we still get the all day pass? It would be great for tourists – like major cities in Europe – the SEA-SLUT CARD – access to all day SLUT rides and free samples at the Fish-Market, and all museums (are there any?!?) in the area!

  3. Anonymous
    September 28, 2007 at 12:15 PM

    PS Hi to Sven from SoCal…

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