Is it illegal to bring a metal water bottle into a bar?
I’m getting scolded for bringing my metal water bottle
into the bar. Some bars say it’s illegal; others say I can keep it, but
only if I let them fill it with their water. I can’t find this
What’s the deal with that wacky religious billboard just outside of Kalama?
I drove to Seattle over the weekend and passed that wacky religious billboard just outside of Kalama. What’s the deal? —Joseph
Ah, the legendary Uncle Sam billboard of Chehalis. For
half a cent
Is it just me, or is Portland being invaded by
Californians? Lately I’ve counted between six and 14 cars per day with
California license plates. What gives? —Mini Coupe
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Who paid for the interstate signs pointing to the Moda Center instead of the Rose Garden?
I noticed all the interstate signs have been changed to
direct people to Moda Center instead of the Rose Garden. Who paid for
those new signs? Paul Allen or you and me?
—A Different Paul
An asshole coyote just reduced our chicken population
from 14 to five. There’s probably a fine for shooting that bastard in
the face, but what should I do instead?
You’ve got asshole
Should hospital workers really be wearing their scrubs everywhere?
I live in South Waterfront, near OHSU,
and I see people wearing scrubs everywhere. If scrubs are worn to
maintain cleanliness in the hospital, doesn’t wearing them out to Little
Big Burger def
What would it take to freeze the Willamette River over?
All this snow and ice reminded me of those old pictures
where people are driving across the Willamette in their Model T’s. How
cold would it have to get for me to drive my Civic across the river
Why does Oregon have a child car-seat law but not one for bicycles?
Could you explain why Oregon has a child car-seat law
but not one for bicycles? And why is it OK to drag little children
around behind a bicycle in a flimsy tent-cart?
—Hot Seat Su
A cynic mig
With regard to how the Pearl District got its name—I heard it was named after the original developer’s favorite slave.
You’re a laugh riot, Leon. Ordinarily, a letter like yours