<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Trying to figure this one out...There's already a U, so it can't possibly be what they were trying for... <a href="http://t.co/JdmA8Jl9N4">pic.twitter.com/JdmA8Jl9N4</a></p>— Clint Richardson® (@Clintau24) <a href="https://twitter.com/Clintau24/statuses/497522928683319296">August 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Ok, look, I know where this is from. One of those companies that does the classless rivalry shirts. I'm sure it's the same company that made the "Cam Lied, Trees Died, etc" shirt that just went to show how horrible the lowest common denominator of a fanbase can be. This one just blows my mind, though. I know it's likely some company that mass produces this type of shirt for numerous rivalries and somehow they let the "Auburn" one slip without thinking it through. Or maybe it really was a lone Bama fan who had this one made. I haven't been able to find it anywhere in a late-night Google search.
I've seen the shirts that say "Buck Fama." I know there are Auburn people who aren't above wearing that type of thing. But if you're going to do something like this, can't it at least be... you know... correct? Because as the mothership article points out - and I'm sure you've already figured out yourself - if someone has already bought the vowel "u," then the answer to this puzzle is NOT going to be what the Bama fans intend it to be.
It's obvious that there has to be one vowel missing, since the English language isn't as bad as Welsh in terms of words with no vowels. So what do y'all think this puzzle says? What clever answers might the readers of College and Magnolia be able to come up with to solve this puzzle?