Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Parking Is All the Rage.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: JIM BELSHAW Of the Journal

Dave Casalino says he picked up a nickname at work, and then he hesitates and says he probably shouldn't tell me what the nickname is, which of course requires me to tell him that if he doesn't tell me, I'll be compelled to make up a nickname and swear by the First Amendment I had the right to do it and then letters will be written and lawyers will get involved and Geraldo will call and

"Towminator," Casalino says. "My co-workers, they call me The Towminator."

A good nickname. Nice play on cultural icons. Nice play on language. Towed or not, you can't argue with it.

"I was the traffic guy," he said. "People were parking in the middle of the streets. …

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