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Eight less-famous phrases uttered by Brigham Young besides “This is the place” upon discovering the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847:


8. “Wait, I’m receiving a revelation … What exactly is a ‘condominium,’ and how many is a ‘buttload’?”

7. “I’m sure there’s plenty of water down there.”

6. “Relay this news to Dick Nourse for the evening wagon-train report, quickly!”

5. “Finally, somewhere I can really make this beard-with-no-mustache look catch on.”

4. “How do you spell desert? D-e-s-e-r-e-t? We’ll check it later …”

3. “One liquor store right … about … there. That should cover this half of the continent.”

2. “Lots of room and … I brought how many wives? Oh, great!”

1. “Don’t worry—Californians will have nothing to complain about when they visit us.”
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