Ohio governor doesn’t use letter ‘M’ ahead of OSU-Michigan game

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COLUMBUS, Ohio– Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor declared Nov. 28 “Scarlet Letter Saturday,” ahead of the Ohio State vs. Michigan football game.

The resolution urges Ohioans not to use the 13th letter of the alphabet on game day. It even has the letter “M” crossed out.

Kasich started issuing the resolution in 2013, but this year’s makes special references to Michigan head coach and Ohio native Jim Harbaugh. It pokes fun at Harbaugh’s signature khaki pants.

“His style recalls guys standing around, being very casual and witty on a front porch in a 1991 Dockers commercial, which offended Jerry Seinfeld in the episode The Phone Message,” the resolution said.

Read the entire resolution here