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Subway Named a Street After Itself

The sandwich slinger is doing it up big for its 50th anniversary.

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The world's biggest restaurant chain turns 50 this year, and to celebrate its entry into middle-age Subway named a street after itself. A portion of the road in Milford, Connecticut where Subway's headquarters are located has officially been dubbed — wait for it — Sub Way, reports the Milford Mirror.

Sub Way only extends a mile-and-a-half, however. Consumerist points out that the rest of the brand-inundated street will still be referred to as Bic Drive, as the manufacturer of ballpoint pens and lighters was formerly headquartered there (and still has a factory located on the road).

Subway — which recently announced that it is dropping all artificial ingredients —  has agreed to cover any expenses incurred by neighboring businesses that will have to change the address on letterhead or signs. No word on whether or not the new road moniker was subject to any internal debate, though Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki Street does have a nice ring to it.

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