Spud arrives at the monument to his hero...at least that's what he thought...

Words could not express the joy that Spud felt when he was leafing through the Travel section of his local newspaper and came across a feature on Boston.

It appeared in the article that the city had named a prominent hill in the city after his childhood idol: Archie Bunker. No doubt as a great sign of respect for a man who left an indelible mark on the social fabric of the United States and Canada.  Eager to pay his respects, the tater packed up and caught the next available flight to Beantown.

As the potato passed through the chaotic road system of downtown Boston, he learned more about the tribute from his taxi driver. Spud found that they had erected a great stone ellipse similar to the Washington monument at the site, and a small interpretive museum as well.  'Wow' the tuber remarked, considering the great speed in which the city had orchestrated the memorial, so soon after the actor's untimely death.

The tuber's anticipation reached a crescendo when the taxi arrived at the foot of the immaculately manicured hill. The potato sprung from the car and ran to the placard at the base of the great ellipse. Sadly, there was no mention of Archie Bunker nor of his loving dingbat Edith. The Bunker Hill monument was a war memorial and the only 'meathead' there was Spud.



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