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Tuesday, September 20, 2021

Hoops fans in Chi-Town can rejoice, for the local WNBA team has been christened the Chicago Sky (narrowly avoiding the joke alternatives of “Loopsters” and “Deep Dishes”).

Nah, I don’t care about the WNBA either. But the mention of a franchise naming in that league brings to mind an old favorite joke on the subject. I wish I could claim ownership; I don’t remember where I first heard it:

When selecting a name for the Miami team, one idea floated was “Humidity”. Thus spawning a promotional line eminently appropriate for the Florida climate: “It ain’t the Heat…”

by Costa Tsiokos, Tue 09/20/2005 10:58:31 PM
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