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Results from "and the rest"


"And the Rest" is the just-for-fun section of the readers' ballot. While there are no official winners, the top-three vote-getters are noted below.

Best Category We Left Out
1. Pet Store
2. Strip Joint
3. Bartender

Best Memphian
1. A C Wharton
2. Carol Chumney
3. Elvis

Best Locally Produced Product
1. Barbecue
2. Music
3. Zima/Coors
Of interest: More than 400 of the roughly 600 votes cast in this category were food- and drink-related.

Best Nickname for A Politician
1. King Willie
2. Slick Willie
3. Many, many derivations of "ass"
Mayor Willie Herenton garnered the most nicknames. Among them: Big Willie, Wee Willie, Uncle Willie, Little Willie, Silly Willie, Weird Willie, Wily Willie, Chilly Willie, Work With Me Willie, Nilly Willie, Way-Out Willie, Whacko Willie, and Willie Dilly.

Best Memphis Failure
1. Willie Herenton
2. The Pyramid
3. Iraqi Delegation Visit

Best Memphis Success
1. FedEx Forum
2. The Grizzlies
3. Movies filmed in Memphis (Honorable mention goes to the person who wrote in: "I saved a lot on my car insurance by switching to Geico.")

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