According to Robyn Hitchcock
's maddeningly chirpy song 'Viva Seattle
' it has "the best computers
Once upon a time
it had America's highest concentration of 'seamstresses
' and a serious problem with back-firing lavatories
because of the messed up water pressure system in the city.
It also has some really nifty underground
streets that predate the building of the proper mud-free pavement
s and other fancy modernisations at the end of the nineteenth century.