This Town Let The Public Name A Gritter Truck, And Things Got Punny
We have to stop trusting the public to name things, guys.By Briana Altergott | November 24, 2016
Attempts to crowdsource names keep failing, which begs the question: Why do we keep trusting the public to name things?
First, there was Mr. Splashy Pants, a pretty cool humpback whale that got a terrible name thanks to a 2007 Greenpeace campaign.
According to a Greenpeace blog, someone found a way around the "one vote per person" rule, and "Mr. Splashy Pants" took over 78 percent of the votes.