• Port:
    • I think the state of Maryland was named to trick British children.
  • Person Who Named Maryland:
    • "Hey, let's name it MerryLand so children think everyone here is happy and that we use candy canes for light posts"
  • Other Person Who Named Maryland:
    • "But, we don't want to trick our children..."
  • Person Who Named Maryland:
    • "We'll pronounce it differently."
  • Port:
    • But, it got screwed up! The trick now only works until the kids learn to spell.

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