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In one of my journalism classes many years ago, we were given a simple one word subject and challenged to write as much about this subject as we could. This was always a very interesting exercise for me and really got those creative juices flowing. You would be surprised how many pages you can fill writing about a “ball” or a “truck.”

Having this background really made me appreciate the writers of the country song, “Red Solo Cup,” performed by Toby Keith. What started out as joke between songwriters Brett and Brad Warren and Brett and Jim Beavers, turned into a hit tune and video for Keith. To pen a whole song that makes sense about something as simple as a plastic cup is pure genius.

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