More Evidence That Christopher Fairman’s Thesis Was Correct

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From The Consumerist:

Fed up with a change in flight patterns that made them sleep in bed at night with earplugs, one Philly couple decided to paint “FUCK YOU FAA. NO FLY ZONE” and a symbol for “no planes” on the top of their roof. Note: in real life, it says “fuck” but the newspaper photoshopped it to just say “FU.” Homeowner Michael Hall said they had tried to lodge complaints with the FAA noise-complaint hotline over 20 times, but whenever they called, an answering machines would apologize for not being able to take their message as the mailbox was full.

To learn more about Fairman’s scholarship on this issue go here or here.

–Ann Bartow

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0 Responses to More Evidence That Christopher Fairman’s Thesis Was Correct

  1. Eric says:

    As a former Philadelphian, this especially made me laugh, because it seems to very much in character with the City of No Minced Words.