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  • n. A person from Connecticut.


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nutmeg +‎ -er. Connecticut is sometimes known as the Nutmeg State.


  • Should I, as a Connecticut native, get all torqued about being called a 'Nutmegger' just because the name was originally somewhat derogatory?

    "When Mexicans come north as illegal immigrants, we call them wetbacks."

  • The Nutmegger is a marvelous resource for those researching in Connecticut and we know countless people will benefit from having it available online. "

    Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter

  • Lieberman ain't my favorite Nutmegger, (obviously Prudence Crandall, why are we even discussing it?), but he was reelected in 2006 after a well funded Democratic challenger beat him in the primary, and so he is not up again until 2012.

    Why MoveOn sucks: (Blog for Democracy)

  • The average Nutmegger doesn't even know what a turnbuckle is, and that includes me.

    Linda McMahon's Campaign Ad Targets Country-Club Swells (VIDEO)

  • I'm trying to be disciplined and settle on just one state representative to engrave on my Photoshop state quarters, but for Connecticut I offer you two: the supreme Wallace Stevens seems the unavoidable pick for top Nutmegger, but one of my very favorite author photos is of Steven Millhauser, for the way it captures its subject's shy but insistent theatricality.

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  • The action didn't stray far from the homes of the Campbells and the Tates, and when it did, they'd end up usually in NYC, but still there is that feeling of "home-town pride" for this former Nutmegger.


  • If you are like me, however, and you care little about Joe Lieberman, but a great deal about making a public option available for all Americans to choose, then you should consider taking five minutes to watch this clip of Wyden explaining what we should be talking about instead of focusing our attention on a narcissistic Nutmegger:

    Jeffrey Feldman: The Health Care Ghetto

  • Full disclosure: I dislike Lieberman and would vote Lamont in the general election were I a Nutmegger, though I would have voted for Lieberman in the primary because I thought denying him the nomination was a pretty bad strategic decision for the Democratic party.

    CT-SEN: New Lieberman Ad's Content: "Experience Matters."

  • And yet another reason to proudly proclaim my native Nutmegger status!

    Yes, Alcohol Was Involved

  • The proper term for a “Connecticutian” is “Nutmegger”.

    Firedoglake » Lamont Rising


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  • Informal demonym for a person from Connecticut (the Nutmeg State).

    June 22, 2010