These are Toronto-centric jokes about the subway – but as everyone knows that Toronto is the centre of the universe, it does make sense…
You must click-through to see the subway map with all the names, like KFC Double Downsview… Bed, Bathurst, and Beyond.
Welcome to Your New SUBWAY(TM) System, Toronto
So apparently the TTC is contemplating, or at least willing to entertain proposals for, selling the naming rights to its lines and stations.
Now, some boring hippies will probably be all “oh that sucks we’re branding everything and we will forever live in a sea of advertisements.” That is the sort of thing that hippies say. They probably complained when SkyDome changed its name to the Rogers Centre, too. But the Rogers Centre sounds respectable. It sounds like a place where your dad might go to look at lawnmowers, and people need to look at lawnmowers. Otherwise they might not know how to best mow their lawn!