January 30, 2012Went 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. . .
Meghan Saar thinks not.
"Choosing the right word is the difference between lightning and lightning bug."