Submissions: Six-Word Motto for New Orleans

In our latest magazine, the New Orleans Issue, we asked readers to send us a six-word motto that captures New Orleans in this moment. Our goal was to solicit "statements of value" for a place in need of renewed focus.

During the month of July, we received submissions that extracted and described the essence of the city, from its culture and food to its music and mentality. Unfortunately, we couldn't post all of the submissions. Our art team choose 11 entries and interpreted them visually.

The fate of New Orleans' new motto rests in your hands. Please let us know which slide you feels best captures the city right now by sharing your thoughts in the comments section below. We will choose a winner by Thursday, August 12.

You can read more from the issue here.

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Last Friday, GOOD reported on an infuriating incident that went down at a Massachusetts Target.

A Target manager who's come to be known as "Target Tori," was harassed by Twitter troll David Leavitt for not selling him an $89 Oral-B Pro 5000 toothbrush for a penny.

He describes himself as a "multimedia journalist who has worked for CBS, AXS, Yahoo, and others."

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Anyone who has ever worked in retail knows that the worst thing about the job, right after the pay, are the unreasonable cheapskates who "want to talk to your manager" to get some money off an item.

They think that throwing a tantrum will save them a few bucks and don't care if they completely embarrass themselves in the process. Sometimes that involves belittling the poor employee who's just trying to get through their day with an ounce of dignity.

Twitter is rallying around a gal named Tori who works at a Target in Massachusetts after she was tweet-shamed by irate chapekate, journalist, and Twitter troll, David Leavitt.

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In a typical work day, people who smoke take more breaks than those who do not. Every few hours they pop outside to have a smoke and usually take a coworker with them.

Don Bryden, Managing director at KCJ Training and Employment Solutions in Swindon, England, thinks that nonsmokers and smokers should be treated equally, so he's giving those who refrain from smoking four extra days to compensate.

Funny enough, Bryden is a smoker himself.

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