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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlow
    Quote Originally Posted by lonewolf
    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Kritzler
    So, is it OSU or TOSU?
    Are you referring to Oklahoma State University, Oregon State University or Ohio State University?
    What is the T for?
    They refer to themselves as THE Ohio State University - TOSU, sort of like the brilliant logic that allowed The Athletics Congress to be TAC. :roll:
    Ahh Sooo... I get it.. Folks in both Oklahoma and Texas sometimes refer to their state university as THE University, some with pride, some sarcastically, depending on their allegiance.
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    UTA - don't forget UT-Arlington
    SWTS switched to TSSM (San Marcos)
    Remember when Lousiana and Missouri each had about 6 "directional" schools?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruce Kritzler
    UTA - don't forget UT-Arlington
    SWTS switched to TSSM (San Marcos)
    Remember when Lousiana and Missouri each had about 6 "directional" schools?
    I didn't try to mention all eight University of Texas or all seven Texas A&M campus ( campuses? campi??, Help!! What the heck is the plural of campus?) plus West Texas A&M at Canyon.
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    I can recall when Virginia Tech was often called VPI .
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    Quote Originally Posted by lonewolf
    What the heck is the plural of campus?
    I believe it is 'campussies'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlow
    Quote Originally Posted by lonewolf
    What the heck is the plural of campus?
    I believe it is 'campussies'.
    Uh.. I think that is something on the internet.
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    So, is it OSU or TOSU?
    Are you referring to Oklahoma State University, Oregon State University or Ohio State University?
    What is the T for?
    Quote Originally Posted by Marlow View Post
    They refer to themselves as THE Ohio State University - TOSU, sort of like the brilliant logic that allowed The Athletics Congress to be TAC. :roll:
    They are now seeking a federal trademark for the word THE.

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/educati...emark-n1042106
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    Quote Originally Posted by tandfman View Post
    They are now seeking a federal trademark for the word THE.
    BRILLIANT!
    If you get only 1 cent for each use of your trademarked word, you're a millionaire overnight!!!
    Notice I haven't used it here. I don't want th* hassle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dj View Post
    Or University of Kansas to KU?
    For the latter, it is because Kentucky still has more basketball wins. Should the Jayhawks overtake the Wildcats, they will have grounds to reclaim it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Atticus View Post
    BRILLIANT!
    If you get only 1 cent for each use of your trademarked word, you're a millionaire overnight!!!
    Notice I haven't used it here. I don't want th* hassle.
    Unless you're selling red and gray shirts, I don't think you'd have anything to worry about.
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