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You may already know that the Hollywood sign originally read “Hollywoodland.” But the loss of “land” isn’t the only revision it’s had over the years. It has said “Hollyweed,” “Holywood” and, yes, “Save the Pood” (in transition to “Save the Peak”) – just to name a few.

Photos, from top: Los Angeles Times, Axel Koester / For the Los Angeles Times (both the second and third photos), David McNew