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Old 18 March 2013, 10:43 PM
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The on-line dating website SugarDaddie.com has offered to buy naming rights to the city of Sugar Hill in Gwinnett County for $3.75 million, but the city isn’t selling.

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, changed its name just to get on TV.

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico[/URL], changed its name just to get on TV.
Radio, actually. The television version came long afterwards.
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Wow a guy in my RN program is from there, small world..
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DISH, Texas sold out for a decade of free television and a DVR for residents. However, there are plenty of towns named after single, seemingly unrelated words (including Hell, Michigan, which not-so-famously freezes over) so "Dish, Texas" really doesn't strike me as that odd, where as a name with ".com" in it would really stick out as an advertisement (all IMO, of course).
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