Story is a repost from the NY Daily News
[Unless you’re from the Right Coast, you will find this article a bit esoteric – LVBC]
Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl Brooklyn Decker passes namesake test
BY Stephanie Gaskell and Bill Hutchinson
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITERS
Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 4:00 AM
Sports Illustrated babe Brooklyn Decker proved Tuesday night that she knows more about her namesake than just how to spell it.
The 22-year-old swimsuit cover girl was quizzed by the Daily News to see how much she knows about the borough where she has set up house with her tennis-playing hubby, Andy Roddick.
“Forgive me if I mess up. I’ve only lived there three weeks,” said the blue-eyed beauty, who wore a skin-tight pink minidress.
Decker, raised in North Carolina, didn’t know Borough President Marty Markowitz, but she sure knows the specialty at Junior’s.
“Cheesecake,” the 5-foot-9 stunner answered correctly. “Of course the model knows the cheesecake answer!”
She didn’t know that Brooklyn is known as the Borough of Churches, but she displayed her knowledge of local geography when asked to name four Brooklyn neighborhoods.
“What’s the largest park in Brooklyn?” she also was asked.
Breathing a sexy sigh of relief, she said confidently, “Prospect Park.”
“I didn’t do too bad,” Decker said of her 3-for-5 score.
Decker revealed her parents were not thinking of Brooklyn, N.Y., when they named her. She said she was named after a horse named Brook
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