A sad basset hound staring from behind the steel bars of a fence, captioned “How it feels watching other states legalize weed.”
Barney the Dinosaur destroying a city, topped by text reading “Utah be like Gosh-zilla.”
Two thumbnail-size beer mugs: “How to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Utah without getting a DUI.”
These are a few of the memes found on Utah Satire, an often wickedly funny, sometimes offensive Facebook page that in its two years has amassed nearly 83,000 followers.
No topic is untouchable: fry sauce, Tooele, lousy drivers, multilevel marketers, Provo, crazy weather, alcohol laws and, of course, Mormons. If you’ve just moved to the state, scrolling through Utah Satire is a good way of getting to know your new home — through what many native Utahns might see as eye-rolling stereotypes. But as the saying goes, a lot of stereotypes are funny because they’re true.
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