What’s in a Name

There is one college football program against which I always root.
The coach of that team has an interesting name.
Not that his name is particularly unique – rather, each name sounds like another noun.

I’m going to have some fun with that today.

First off, here is a picture of a gymnasium:

picture of a gymnasium

And here is a train trestle:

picture of a train trestle


Put them together, and you get this:

picture of a gym trestle

Gym Trestle!

It’s how they used to support the gym roof back in the days before modern construction techniques.

So how many combinations can we get between Jim and Gym and Tressel and Trestle?

  • Gym Trestle
    See above
  • Jim Tressel
    picture of Jim Tressel (OSU football coach)
  • Gym Tressel
    picture of Gym Tressel (Jim Tressel in a gym)
  • Jim Trestle
    picture of Jim Trestle (Jim Tressel supporting a train track
  • Train Tressel
    picture of Train Tressle (Jim Tressel on a train track)

Okay, that last one was a bonus item. And I have one more item.

A trestle is, of course, a support structure – a type of bridge. It is not as popular as it used to be, due to advances in materials and bridge design.

These days, one of the more popular bridge designs is the suspension bridge.

picture of a suspension bridge containing Jim Tressel and 5 Ohio State players who were suspended

I hear they’re not too popular in Ohio. The bridges, that is.

He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper,But he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion.

Proverbs 28:13

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This little article thingy was written by Some Guy sometime around 6:51 pm and has been carefully placed in the Humor category.

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