RICHMOND, Va. — Mayor Levar Stoney issued a statement earlier today saying he will no longer entertain the idea of naming a school after famous Richmonder Jason Mraz.
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“First of all, he went to Lee-Davis,” Mayor Stoney explained. “That’s in Hanover County. Let them take a whack at it. Not to mention, if I’m going to name a school after anyone, it’s probably going to be Elliott Yamin.”
“I know he wasn’t a Confederate loser, but please let this one go,” he added.
Stoney went on to say that one of the main reasons for not naming a school after Mraz is simply the confusion surrounding the last name itself.
“Is it pronounced ‘muh-RAZZ’ or ‘MUH-razz,’ or could it even be ‘EM-razz?’ If we ever did name a school after him, we’d have to devote the entire first day to just that one subject.”
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