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KPCC Drops the Oh-aRe-Gee; Earns Our Pledge; and Thanks

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Last November we put out a desperate plea to 89.3 KP-CC to go e-z on the O-R-G.

In the new year, however coincidentally, we've noticed a near-total abolition of this redundantly rhyming spellin' lesson for Luddites.

In early January, we thought it was a dream. One by one -- Julian, Mantle, Stoltze and Xaykaothao -- all starting throwing around "dot org" as if they finally believed that most of us have a degree from an accredited e-d-u and know the difference between an org, an Org, an orgy, and the befuddling O-R-G F-M with I-Q.