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Tuesday, April 20, 2010
well, sort of. I was getting tired of the comment spam that I finally had to install a captcha thing-a-ma-jig. Hopefully it will deter the spammers and not irritate my blog readers. If I ever start posting again. I'm trying, really.
Let me explain. The term bubbler is a quintessential Milwaukee thing. A bubbler is what the rest of the world (except Rhode Island, parts of Connecticut and the Boston area) would call a drinking fountain. The Yoopers also use it, but we all know they are just Wisconsin wannabees anyway. When I first moved to California, I would use the term and get blank stares in response. The world was a much smaller place then and I had no clue that bubbler was just a regional colloquialism. I use it as the title of my blog as a way to connect with those that know what it means and hopefully interest those that don't.