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Bwana
08-06-2001, 10:34 AM
Football teams change names:

From now on, no offensive team names will be permitted. While the owners of the teams rush to change uniforms and such, the National Football League announced, yesterday, its name changes and schedules for the 2001 season:

The Washington Native Americans will host the New York Very Tall People on opening day.

Other key games include the
Dallas Western-Style Laborershosting the St. Louis Wild Endangered Species, and the Minnesota Plundering Norsemen
taking on the Green Bay Meat Industry Workers.

In Week 2, there are several key matchups, highlighted by the showdown between the San Francisco Precious Metal Enthusiasts
and the New Orleans Pretty Good People .
The Atlanta Birds of Prey will play host to thePhiladelphia Birds of Prey, while the Seattle Birds of Prey will visit the Phoenix Male Finches.

The Monday night game will pit the Miami Pelagic Percoid Food Fishes against the Denver Untamed Beasts of Burden.
The Cincinnati Large Bangladeshi Carnivorous Mammals
will travel to Tampa Bay for a clash with the West Indies Free booters.

Later in Week 9.
And the Detroit Large Carnivorous Cats will play the
Chicago Large Mountain Mammals .
Week 9 also features the Indianapolis Young Male Horses
at the New England Zealous Lovers of Country .

bishop_74
08-06-2001, 10:36 AM
LOL! :D:p

Phobia
08-06-2001, 10:36 AM
LMAO - nice.

BIG_DADDY
08-06-2001, 10:52 AM
Excellent.

JimNasium
08-06-2001, 11:27 AM
Maybe we should just name each team "Football Players." In week 1 it would be the Kansas City Football Players vs. the Oakland Football Players. God forbid that we offend anyone. ;)

Uncle_Ted
08-06-2001, 11:53 AM
Great post ... but according to the Tuesday Morning Quarterback at slate.com, the PC name for the 'Skins is the "Chesapeake Watershed Region Indigenous Persons" (or just "the Persons" for short). He also calls the Giants and Jets "New Jersey A" and "New Jersey B".

TMQ on slate ... another reason to hail the beginning of the NFL season!:D

bishop_74
08-06-2001, 12:09 PM
Originally posted by JimNasium
Maybe we should just name each team "Football Players." In week 1 it would be the Kansas City Football Players vs. the Oakland Football Players. God forbid that we offend anyone. ;)

No that wouldn't work. They ARE football players, hence they would be offended by calling them football players according to previous "logic" that was posted on a thread the other day. :rolleyes:

KC Jones
08-06-2001, 01:20 PM
Well, that's mildly amusing. There's only one team with a truly degrading name though. Would you feel okay with it if it were the Washington whiteskins, crackers, or honkeys?

Bwana
08-06-2001, 01:25 PM
KC Jones: To be honest, I could care less. I have other issues in life that are WAY ahead of the name of any given football team. ;)

Phobia
08-06-2001, 01:28 PM
KC Jones,

I don't really care either, but I do feel that the Skins should have changed their name LONG before the Bullets did.

morphius
08-06-2001, 01:48 PM
Jones - Crackers would be very fitting for a Marty ran team in the playoffs.

Morphius
Tired of watching marty crack under the pressure

Iowanian
08-06-2001, 01:54 PM
I don't know about "crackers".....I think persons of Plumber dissent might be offended due to stereotyping that all of them have 6" of crack hanging out the back of their pants...

when in truth its usually 10". :D

Truthfully,
call a team anything you want. Its already PC and acceptable to make fun of rural americans anyway...call them the REDNECKS if you want...I wouldn't complain one bit if I can operate a profitable Tax free business.

Washington Casino Owner Americansis more appropriate anyway.