Grant Barrett gbarrett at AMERICANDIALECT.ORG
Thu Sep 16 12:22:25 UTC 1999

On Tuesday, September 14, 1999, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>Switzerland is covered in green plastic-bag dispensers for dog
>owners to put their pooch's poo in (which proves that if they
>can get dog owners to do this, nothing is impossible).  The
>name of these dispensers is "Robidog" (half Robocop, half cop
>out), since none of the Swiss languages was deemed suitable.

They have some of these in New York, although they look like
failed experiments. I have seen them in Riverside Park, and I'm
pretty sure they're of the "Robidog" make. Of course, they're empty
of bags, and there are always large piles of doggie doo unclaimed

Grant Barrett

World New York

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