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A newcomers guide to Georgia-Florida week
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If you have just arrived in our fair state from some alien environment like the planet Krutopia or maybe Vermont, I need to explain to you a cataclysmic event taking place on Saturday afternoon in the city of Jacksonville, Fla., which is a suburb of Greater Metropolitan Brunswick, Ga., much like Vermont is a suburb of Canada. The event is the annual scrum between a group of scholar-athletes from the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South, and a group from the University of Florida, whose claim to fame is that their mascots, Albert and Alberta, look like walking chenille bedspreads. Some people will tell you that Jacksonville is a neutral site for the game.