Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Deseret - the waterless land of milk and honey and ice cream

Back in 1849 a provisional state called Deseret unofficially existed in the United States for about 2 years. Looks like they wanted most of Nevada and parts of most other surrounding states. But, eventually they just had to settle for what is now Utah.

The word "deseret" means "honeybee" in the Book of Mormon, so it could be added to the plentiful puns that exist regarding desert and dessert.

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