"I'm from the Lou and what I do is a Lou thang"
Murphy Lee on "Midwest Swing"
Our very own A-Do lobbies for embracing our city's hip-hop nickname in a front-page story in today's Post-Dispatch by Todd C. Frankel.
What cracks me up is the vehemence of the opposition, the self-appointed defenders of all that is Right and Proper. I'm guessing there's a high degree of overlap between people who hate the term "the Lou" and people who call Town Talk.
In the poll on STLtoday.com, 50% of the 2,913 respondents hate "the Lou," 26% like it and 24% don't care.
"I used to be with it, but then they changed what 'it' was. Now, what I'm with isn't it, and what's 'it' seems weird and scary to me."