Some might call it a publicity stunt, but I prefer to call it a hoax – the “x” makes it sound more exotic.  Yes, the whole “Something’s up in Lowertown” routine was just a little game that a few of us cooked up to get attention to a part of Saint Paul that’s been struggling through the construction that has ripped up their streets and made access nearly impossible.  It was a pretty tame gag, really, and it appears that most people have taken it in the spirit of fun it was intended.  But is it ever acceptable to lie to your customers?

By the way, that shirt really looks great on you – it brings our your eyes nicely!

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