Sleetwood Mac, Beyonsleigh, Optimus Brine: MnDOT reveals finalists in snowplow-naming contest
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Earlier this winter, the Minnesota Department of Transportation asked Minnesotans to submit their cleverest names for a snowplow in their fleet.
More than 10,400 name submissions were tallied, and MnDOT has now narrowed them down to the best 60. The agency said their focus was on the names that were most easily identifiable and understandable to broad audiences (i.e. meme-worthy), and the submissions that were particularly unique and creative, as well as Minnesota-specific.
Among the nominations are …