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The Official List of What People From Each State Are Called Is Causing Controversy


Me? I'm a New Yorker at heart. That's where I grew up. But now... now I'm a reluctant Californian. Yes, just like that SNL sketch. Each state has its own name for its residents. Some of them make sense. And some of them... well, let's just say Indiana has some explaining to do.

Recently, curious Twitter user and research director Natalie Jackson finally did what none of us have ever thought to do because we're idiots. She googled the official list of what residents who live in each of the 50 states are called. That's right. The U.S. Government Publishing Office Style Manual has the whole list. And let me tell you, there are some words on this list that I have never heard in my entire life. Take a look for yourself.

Source: Twitter