Michelle Obama’s new campaign for kids to ‘Drink Up.’ Water, that is.

September 13, 2013
Michelle Obama (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Michelle Obama (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

First Lady Michelle Obama was at Watertown High School in Wisconsin on Thursday talking to kids about the importance of drinking lots of water.

“We’re here to kick off this amazing campaign called ‘Drink Up,’ ” she said.

Catchy slogan, but we worry that some high school kids may start applying it to beverages besides water.

Still, that slogan’s better than some other options that come to mind, such as: “Knock Back a Few;” or “Last Call;” or perhaps “One for the Road;” or “Hair of the Dog;” or “Tie One On;” or “Bottoms Up.”

Al Kamen, an award-winning columnist on the national staff of The Washington Post, created the “In the Loop” column in 1993.
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