Sultry and Sexy

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From a New York Times article written by Anthony Ramirez and published April 15, 2011

…[T]he United States Postal Service chose an image not of the original statue in New York Harbor but of a replica at the traffic-choked corner of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.

The service is sticking with the nip-and-tuck facsimile, a close-up of Vegas Liberty’s face, because it looks good.

An up-close visit on Friday confirmed this. Compared with the original, it appears, in fact, a lot less weather-beaten, much pout-ier, and, if such a description were ever appropriate for a national monument, far more sultry, and, frankly, sexy.

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26 thoughts on “Sultry and Sexy

  1. This is frightfully confusing to an ancient Aussie: would you care to explain it to me, please, Emilio ?
    Or have you become bored by me ? – I can’t say I’d blame yer. 😀

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    1. I’m not quite sure what needs to be explained. They made a replica of the Statue Of Liberty (there are several hundreds of duplicates around the world- even a few in France) but because it is Las Vegas, some contend that she is sultrier and sexier.

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  2. How can I not comment on a sultry and sexy Liberty, Emilio? To be fair, I could have just ‘liked’ her and not commented but I came here thinking you had disabled your like button, as did Paula, so I’d have to think of something intelligent to say. But what I came up with is ‘why isn’t there a ‘don’t like’ button? 🙂 🙂
    Maybe I just don’t go for sexy 🙂

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    1. I did disable my “like” button when I first read Paula’s explanation. Then I received quite a few discussions on why certain people use it- as a way to stay in touch, can’t think of anything intelligent to say, etc. Also, unless I did something wrong, when you disable the “like” button, people can still hit “like” on the reader, so what’s the point? Now, unlike you, I do go for sexy. But my definition certainly doesn’t extend to an inanimate object. Even if she is holding a torch for me!

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  3. Thanks for the like of my post this morning. It lead to me noting the curious title of this piece and then not getting at all what I expected. And it’s okay. National Monument or not, she is pretty hot…..

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