Burgh Economy Finds Salvation

From sportspickle.com (thanks, Stu):
The City of Pittsburgh, long known for the steel industry that gave the town’s beloved Steelers football team its name, now has an economy almost entirely based on the manufacturing and sale of Terrible Towels and other Steelers merchandise, according to a recent economic review of the city.

“The outstanding play of the Steelers over the past few years has not only reinvigorated the team’s already devoted fanbase, but it has also given the city an industry that has provided new jobs for more than 100,000 residents – the design, production and sale of Terrible Towels and other team apparel,” said Pittsburgh mayor Bob O’Connor. “In fact, nearly every citizen of the great city of Pittsburgh is today in some way employed by our exploding Terrible Towel industry.”


4 Responses to "Burgh Economy Finds Salvation"

Rustbelter said... 2/13/2006 11:24 AM

If we could get Myron Cope blogging...
That would be the terrible blog and possibly a very good read. Mr. Cope is an excellent writer from what I have heard.

Mike Madison said... 2/13/2006 1:17 PM

Of course, we all know the perfect title for Myron's blog:

Double Yoi!

Anonymous said... 2/13/2006 5:38 PM

I wish! Most of the Terrible Towels I've seen for sale say, "Made In China." Maybe we could screenprint them here, at least.

Rustbelter said... 2/15/2006 1:09 PM

How about Yoi'n aht?
30 years in the Burgh. What a trip.

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