Has Illinois Money Issues Impacted The Weinermobile?
The money issues in the state of Illinois has even affected the size of the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile.
Here's something you don't see every day.
On Sunday afternoon, I was driving on I-90 coming back to Rockford from Chicago and I noticed a strange but recognizable vehicle traveling down the road. It was the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile.
Even though I've seen the Weinermobile several times before, I still get excited. I think it's because I've always just run into by chance. The moment is never planned. Totally random.
The sighting was a little different this time. Something didn't seem right. I noticed the license plate said "LTL LINK," which stands for little link. Also, on the back of it in block letters read "Weiner Mini."
Then I figured it out. This wasn't the normal Weinermobile I've grown to love. It was a "Mini." A much smaller version.
I'm not going to lie. I felt cheated.
Had the money issues in the state of Illinois finally hit Oscar Mayer? Could they no longer afford to have the full-size edition? Were they forced to scale back in order to keep the program going?
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