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Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons

“Springfield was named after Springfield, Oregon...I don’t want to ruin it for people, you know? Whenever people say it's Springfield, wherever, I always go, 'Yup, that’s right.'”

—MATT GROENING, creator of The Simpsons, revealing which his inspiration behind the town of Springfield and explaining why he’s kept it a mystery all these years. (Smithsonian Magazine)

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