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One Misconception About Each U.S. State

Jon Mayer
Pictured: Roughly 16.5 potential mistakes
Pictured: Roughly 16.5 potential mistakes / Getty: CSA images
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How well do you know the states that make up the United States of America? In this episode of Misconceptions, Justin Dodd debunks one common myth associated with each of the nifty fifty.

You'll learn why "The Equality State" might be a misleading moniker for Wyoming and find out why a swim off the coast of California might be unpleasant, along with 48 other myths or misapprehensions.

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