This article is part of the The Great American Reach Around series.
Albany is the capital of the state of New York. It's a city. Oh, and HEY, what's that over there...it's New York City! Sorry, Albany. You just aren't worth a whole lot when you share a state with what may be the greatest city in the world. You would be a fantastic city in, say, Idaho. I'm sure I would devote the whole Idaho entry to you if you were in that state.
Hey, don't look so sad. Come on, cheer up. At least you aren't Buffalo!
While the readers from Albany take a minute to write me an angry email, let's move on to our foreign representatives from the Emerald Isle. Ireland is a nation divided by a difficult history and those dastardly British we kicked out of America years ago.
We shall not speak of shamrocks or leprechauns.
Hey, have you guys ever seen a picture of a cat before? Well, guess what. It’s your lucky day, because I’m mixing the concept of a picture of my cat with the concept of the Internet!
Once again I'm stuck with a useless egg man statue and nobody to tend to my robust physical and emotional needs. Worst of all, the egg man didn't even come with a stool. I have to share my recliner and bed with him, and he is not sensitive to my needs at all.
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