BOYER INVESTIGATES: How do you pronounce “Utz?”

This photo, taken by coworker Jess Sprenkle, shows me offering chips to Bryan Tate, republican candidate for state representative.

This photo, taken by coworker Jess Sprenkle, shows me offering chips to Bryan Tate, republican candidate for state representative.

If the camera adds 10 pounds, I probably gained 15 Friday.

That’s the day Sonya and I wandered around York city eating chips and feeding them to strangers for this video.

Why?

The former Toyota Arena at the York Expo Center has a new sponsor: Utz Quality Foods.

It’s going to be called the Utz Arena, effective June 1 — which some people think is a good thing.

I’ve been told that Yorkers had trouble pronouncing the word “Toyota,” anyways.

Apparently, peoplewould say “Tioga” or “Teroga” and other things that basically make no sense. As someone who owns a Toyota Camry, this type of phonetical screw-up is actually beyond my comprehension.

We set to the streets to see whether people knew how to say “Utz.” It’s kind of a trick question.

You can probably say it however your little heart desires, although the top right corner this site has a tutorial.

Anyway, we began at the arena itself, where an Alpaca convention of some sort was going on.

PERFECT.

We snapped a few shots of me interacting with the hairy beasts and moved along.

Then, we wandered around York city a bit, where I proceeded to throw

chips everywhere, feed random people, and pose suggestively with a statue of Marquis de LaFayette.

All in a day’s work.

After the video was made, I socialized it all over the freaking place.

Twitter. YDR Facebook. My Facebook.

Everywhere.

Here’s some of the madness that ensued:

So far, we have about 400 views and it’s only Tuesday.

The post itself even made it to the #9 spot on ydr.com.

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