Monday, January 30, 2012

Phoenix Founders Founder

January 30, 2012

Went home for lunch and whipped out a pic of Jack Swilling, one of the founders of Phoenix who died poor (all the founders did):

All of which leads to the old conclusion that pioneers get the arrows and settlers get the land. I originally titled this True West Moment as "Founders Flounder" but I recently saw the usage of founder as "a ship filling with water and sinking. . ." so would it be better, or, at least groovier, to say. . .

Founders Founder?

Meghan Saar thinks not.

"Choosing the right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug."

—Mark Twain

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