It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word Montpellier, France, ordered jerseys for their soccer team. But they were misspelled, with only one L. The solution? They sent them to Montpelier, Vt.
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It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word

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It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word

It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word

It's Not A Typo, Just A Different Word

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Montpellier, France, ordered jerseys for their soccer team. But they were misspelled, with only one L. The solution? They sent them to Montpelier, Vt.

MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Mary Louise Kelly. You know when you make a typo, leave out one pesky little letter, and it trips you up? So the city of Montpellier, France, ordered jerseys for its soccer team. But they came in misspelled - one L instead of two in the city's name. What else to do but give them to Montpelier - one L - Vermont. Wear proudly our jerseys, cousins from the New World, came the message from France, to which Montpelier could only reply, merci. It's MORNING EDITION.

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