Hazelnut LA-Lafayette Fan The Flattz Member since May 2011 13705 posts
re: edit: the funny thing about the name changePosted by Hazelnut on 12/5/12 at 4:19 pm to corndeaux
quote: New Orleans Pelicans = New England Patriots in syllables. Doesn't seem to hurt them, why would it matter here?
Another team you could add to that list is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. However I do realize that people tend to shorten their name to Bucs. Still, no one complains about the syllables in their name. All the bitching is because it's new and people arent used to it. They'll get over it.