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February 1, 2011

This video made me cry at work:

congrats to the producers and to our NYC/MN connection buddies at the MN Culture Club

And many thanks to my cousin Holly for calling this to my attention:

Despite our squeamishness about comparing ourselves to others in public, there are tons of studies out there showing marked and quantifiable differences between Minnesotans and others when it comes to parenting. In one study of 50 non-Minnesota mothers and 48 Minnesota mothers, almost 89% of the non-Minnesota mothers said that “if a person mispronounces your name you should immediately correct them.” By contrast, roughly 0% of the Minnesota mothers felt the same way.

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