Reader: Metro State's $95,000 payment for a new name hardly unprecedented
The revelation, from a Kyle Garratt post, that Metro State spent six years and $95,000 to choose a new name only one word different from the old one didn't come as a shock to one reader.
She offers another example of how much a word can cost.
Nessa Speirs writes:
Eh, University of Colorado at Denver paid a linguist $80,000 to tell them to take out the word "at." Sounds like it's a bit par for the course....
Follow and like the Michael Roberts/Westword Facebook page.
For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Big Pot Grow in Routt National Forest an Environmental Hazard, Feds Say
Fri., Sep. 4, 7:00pm
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:00am
Sat., Sep. 5, 12:30pm
Sat., Sep. 5, 7:30pm
- Reader: Denver Is Safe Because Cops Will Crack Your F*cking Skull
- Saying Goodbye to 8 Denver-Area Restaurants, Hello to 21 New Ones