Stephen Bates, chairman of the community planning organization in Boring, Ore., poses for a picture at the Oregon state Capitol in Salem on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The state House voted unanimously ... more 
Stephen Bates, chairman of the community planning organization in Boring, Ore., poses for a picture at the Oregon state Capitol in Salem on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. The state House voted unanimously to designate Aug. 9 as Boring and Dull Day, commemorating the pairing of Boring, Ore., and Dull, Scotland, two towns that bonded over their ho-hum names. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jonathan J. Cooper
Wed, Feb 20, 2013 7:05 PM EST