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Why Utahns Spell Your Last Name Wrong

There’s a Good Reason. They’re Not Stupid.

Photo by Guilherme Bustamante on Unsplash

Several years ago, a writer friend expressed frustration that people in Utah always spelled her last name wrong. She lives in California, where, I believe, her husband is from.

She interacted with Utahns a lot because the state has a weirdly large writing…

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