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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has done away with the letter "M" in his state to mark one of the biggest rivalries in college sports.

The Republican signed a resolution Friday declaring tomorrow "Scarlet Letter Saturday" in honor of the Ohio State vs. Michigan football game. He's encouraging Ohio residents to skip using the letter "M" whenever possible on game day.

"Having a little fun with THE rivalry," Kasich posted on Twitter.

The Buckeyes are currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, and USA TODAY Sports saysOhio State vs. Michigan is akin to a national championship semifinal.

"Whereas, in the only instance in American history when two states went to war with each other, the state beginning with the letter 'M' lost," reads Kasich's proclamation, with the letter "M" crossed out in each instance.

Kasich earned his bachelor's degree from Ohio State in 1974.

(Hat tip to Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak for tweeting a link to the resolution.)

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