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Jet City

Postby Nanook » Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:05 pm

Remember when Seattle was the Jet City and not the Emerald City? I liked that much better. We really were the center of much of the traffic going to Asia.

But perhaps the Emerald City better describes it now, a make-believe place run by little old men pretending to be powerful. Follow the yellow brick road, or, follow the money.

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Re: Jet City

Postby lostboy » Tue Dec 01, 2015 3:48 pm

With Boeing having moved their HQ and some production away, "Jet City" isn't as accurate as it used to be.

I think "Emerald City" feeds into the "Hey, we're a world-class city! Really!" chip on our collective shoulder.


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