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Small Town Changes It’s Name For Money

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Altoona, Pennsylvania is changing it’s name this afternoon. Why? To make  money and to help a filmmaker make a point about advertising. The city’s new is, get ready it’s a mouthful, “POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold.” It’s the title of Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary. He’s the one that gained over 20 pounds by eating at McDonald’s for a month in the movie “Super Size Me”.  His latest movie is about adverting in America.  The town’s name will be changed for 60 days and they will receive $25,000. Now that’s a money maker! They will give the money to the town’s police department. Would you change your name for 60 days? I’m thinking, Heck Yeah!  Of course it would depend on the name, but for $25,000? I’m in, as long as it isn’t permanent, doesn’t rhyme with a bad word, is easy to say and …

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