I Am Deeply Sorry To Mayor Hancock

I am deeply sorry to Mayor Hancock. Regardless of any political feelings toward him or his administration, I keep thinking of the following quote from Repossessed every time I hear his name:

Frieda : What does the name ‘Aglet’ mean anyway?

Braydon : Well a long time ago ‘Aglet’ meant ‘He who puts those tiny little plastic things on shoelaces’ you see a long time a go a mans’ name was his profession.

Frieda : Oh so a man named Fred Carpenter would build houses and John Baker would make bread.

Braydon : Exactly.

Ned : So what did John Hancock do?

It’s nothing about him, just his last name. Still, I think it every time. Sorry about that, man.

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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