When that city burned down and the decision was made to rebuild, the mayor said, quote, “Now the name makes sense. ” Little Rock, AR – A splinter town of Big Rock, this town became the capitol when Big Rock was razed by the militant wing of Little Rock two months after the secession.Big Rock was named Whose Big Now, AR and, later that week renamed, by presidential decree, Pine Bluff.The GE Transportation Global Headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois. GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.Role Summary: GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.But, sadly, E and R are right next to each other on the keyboard and the town scribe had fat fingers. Tallahassee, FL – Originally named to poke fun at the Seminole Indians and Mississippi all at once, both the Seminoles and Mississippians banded together to slaughter each and every living being in the town.
Then, in a drunken stupor, they slaughtered the inhabitants of Pensacola. Atlanta, GA – For some reason, they decided to name the city after the most colossal of all municipal failures, Atlantis.
Jerks.” Boise, ID – Keebler produced a line of potato chips called O’Boises, the name was at once a clever play on the phrase “Oh, boy!
” and a subtle play on our association of Idaho and potatoes.
Indianapolis, IN – Always the consummate “boring state” Indianans decided their capitol should be Latin for “Indiana City.” Yawn, right? Anyhoo, they were going to name the city Larrybirdpolis but plans were put on hold after the Colts started winning.
After all, Peytonmanningpolis has a much nicer ring.