Archive for August, 2009

SOUNDERS GET YOUR KIX
August 13, 2009

Occasionally the Lusty Lady writing team presents the passerby with a marquee that doesn’t have a tidy little ending. This one in particular has left the pedestrians of 1st Avenue scratching their heads and eying each other uneasily. Let’s examine. The first entendre, or the erotic foil, of this pun is fairly straight-forward. The Sounders are Seattle’s new soccer club and have been embraced by the city’s transcontinentals (people who identify as European even though they were born American). Hence, the homophone ‘kicks’. But here’s where things get murky: the substitute homophone – ‘kix’. What the hell?

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