I think it's safe to say the internet has ruined society. It has connected us all and driven down our mental capacity for being grown-ups.

Case and point:

All Oklahoma Kum & Go gas station convenience stores will be rebranded for what the new owners refer to as "the obvious reason."

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The new owners are Utah-based Maverik and while there were rumblings in web forums about this move, the company has made it official and moving on this very fast. The Kum & Go website has already been stripped of all K&G locations.

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One former Maverik employee had this to say:

I think there was some concern about the inadvertent double entendre of the Kum & Go name.  I also believe that [Maverik CEO] Chuck Maggelet envisions growing Maverik into a multi-regional brand, and he’s not deterred by Casey’s, Kwik Trip, or other well-respected brands in the Midwest.

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