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Though there have been many definitive moments in Idaho's history, none may be so groundbreaking as Aug. 27, 2004, when the world first heard phrases like "Tina, you fat lard, come get some dinner," "I caught you a delicious bass," and, "flippin' idiot!"

On that August day, moviegoers first fell in love with Napoleon Dynamite. The awkward teenager from the unknown village of Preston, Idaho, muttering endless slang phrases with frustrated sighs, tickled the funny bones of moviegoers across the globe and put Idaho on the map in a way that even potatoes couldn't.

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