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RE: Where's the "pointe"?

I believe "pointe" refers to the marketers' heads...

Ron Force
Moscow Idaho USA

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jack Porter []
> Sent: Friday, April 26, 2002 8:35 AM
> To:
> Subject: Where's the "pointe"?
> Call me crotchety, but am I the only one who's annoyed by the name
> "University Pointe" for  the new office-retail development on Sixth St.?
> So far as I can see, this has nothing to do with the university, except
> proximity.  And there's no mountain or peninsula nearby that might be
> called a point.  Does this name MEAN anything?
> And that cutesy little "e" on the end!  Are we pretending we're in Merrie
> Olde Englande?  I would think the Latah County Grain Growers might prefer
> something more local and plain spoken.
> I agree Moscow could use more high-end office space, but I'd be
> embarrassed
> to have "University Pointe" on my business card.
> Jack Porter

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