[Ads-l] New York's Boldest

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue May 26 17:26:04 UTC 2015


                        CITY OF NEW YORK
RETIREMENT ACRES ASSISTED CARE FACILITY
              HOME OF NEW YORK'S OLDEST

> On May 26, 2015, at 1:06 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> The NYPD has long been known as "New York's Finest."  Not to be outdone,
> the Fire Department became "New York's Bravest."
> 
> I now see that an official sign in front of the city prison complex on
> Rikers Island reads:
> 
>         CITY OF NEW YORK
> CORRECTION DEPARTMENT
>            RIKERS ISLAND
> HOME OF NEW YORK'S BOLDEST
> 
> Presumably that means the officers.
> 
> JL
> -- 
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
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