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Jodi Harvey-Brown’s hand-crafted book sculptures are “[her] way of making stories come alive.”  You can see more of her work at Jody Harvey-Brown; all images used with permission.

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I’ve been a Hoosier most of my life, although I did cross the state line for a few years to become a Buckeye.  Most people from Massachusetts go by the name Bay Staters, while many from Connecticut go by the name Nutmeggers.  Here are a few other demonyms — can you guess which locale they are paired with?  Click here for the answers.

  • Sand Cutters
  • Muskrats
  • Sand-hillers
  • Hawkeyes
  • Jayhawkers
  • Cornhuskers
  • Tar Heels
  • Sooners
  • Sand Lappers
  • Butternuts

Intrigued?  Check out Paul Dickons’ Labels for locals:  what to call people from Abilene to Zimbabwe.  Which nicknames do you find most bizarre?

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