Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Tuesday Trivia...

Canada is an Indian word meaning 'Big Village'.

Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

Europe has no deserts - it is the only continent without one.

Grand Rapids, Michigan was the first city in the US to put fluoride in their water.

Hawaii is the only US state that grows coffee.

Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.

The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.

The largest body of fresh water in the world is Lake Superior.

Dr. Seuss wrote "Green Eggs and Ham" after his editor dared him to write a book using fewer than 50 different words.

(I'm assuming all of this is true. I got it off the Internet.)

I was surprised that "presents in gift bags" received such a low rating in my last poll!

(I voted for cash.) (I like getting cash.)

I put up another poll. (Upper right hand side)
Please vote!!


Jenn B said...

The coffee one is true! I didn't realize it until my husband and I took a helicopter tour in Hawaii. (which was awesome and totally worth it, by the way)

Being Beth said...

Hmmm, I didn't know ANY of these! Cool post and fun polls, Nancy.

caroline said...

how do you find this stuff?
the dueling one is the craziest I think..

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