What do we call people from Lethbridge?
There would be some who would want you to believe that a person from Lethbridge is not called a “Lethbian,” and those people are wrong.
This gets in the news from time-to-time. For example:
And some time ago Lethbridge Living magazine held an “unbiased” poll (though I can’t find the results online) on whether it’s Lethbridgian or Lethbian, which caught CBC Radio One’s attention once more:
For anyone wondering what this “patch” is that Lethbridge Living is referring to, Eric Dyck was one of the first to reveal it:
If you’re looking to get your hands on one of these, you can buy them here.
However, let’s have the utmost authority close this debate.
Our honourable Mayor Chris Spearman already settled the bet in that CBC interview.
It’s youthful, concise and rolls off the tongue: It’s Lethbian.
But what do you think?
For the sake of argument, I’m going to let ya’ll offer up your opinions too!
What do you identify yourself most?
Or does Lethbridge have an identity crisis?
Editor’s note: this post should have been published a few years ago, though no one cared to ask this ol’ Lethbian’s opinion!
I’m Jonathan Ruzek, a creative type and web professional located in Lethbridge, Alberta. I love all things nerdy, like cartoons, anime, and videogames. I’m also a bit of a foodie who loves to cook. When I travel, I always keep my eyes out for hot springs and great places to adventure with my fiancé, Melissa.