Next to the church I attend is a "Dog Pot" -- a plastic bag dispenser for dog owners. You know -- so they'll have a plastic bag with which to tidy up after their dog leaves a huge, steaming pile next the church.
It's a handy idea. After all, who wants to step in a colossal mound of poo as you're hurrying in to church in your Manolo Blahniks?
The thing is, today was the first time I've ever actually seen plastic bags in the thing.
And look at this. There are detailed instructions how to use the plastic bag once you have it:
One would hope that any downtown dog owner would already have the plastic-bag-thing down pat.