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Little known facts...

Posted by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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.... about my state:  According to http://www.illinoisbeautiful.com/, "In Mount Pulaski, Illinois, it is illegal for boys (and only boys) to hurl snowballs at trees. Girls are allowed to do that however."

Hmmm.  Interesting.

What about your state?  Try googling "fun facts about _________", and post the oddest ones that you can find here.

 

by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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KittyGram
by Becky on Oct. 5, 2012 at 4:15 PM
1 mom liked this

Oh, and according to the same site, Chicago's nickname of "The Windy City" didn't come from the weather, as I've always thought:  "New York Sun editor Charles Dana, tired of hearing Chicagoans boast of the world’s Columbian Exposition, dubbed Chicago the “Windy City.”

 

Why123
by Nancy on Oct. 5, 2012 at 4:19 PM

 Zanesville, Ohio is home to a famous Y-bridge.  The bridge is built at the intersection of the Muskingum and Licking Rivers, one part built to the middle of the river and the others forking to the left and right.

Y Bridge 10 Interesting Facts About Ohio

Y-Bridge

Bmat
by Barb on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:05 PM

I've never seen a bridge like this! LOL!

Quoting Why123:

 Zanesville, Ohio is home to a famous Y-bridge.  The bridge is built at the intersection of the Muskingum and Licking Rivers, one part built to the middle of the river and the others forking to the left and right.

Y Bridge 10 Interesting Facts About Ohio

Y-Bridge


Mariagma3
by Silver Member on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:15 PM

 I miss Illinois~!

Esmrlda
by Esme on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:22 PM

 California contains the lowest and the highest points in the continental U. S. You can travel from 282 feet below sea level in Death Valley to 14,494-foot Mt. Whitney in less than a day5

Esmrlda
by Esme on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM

 

In Arcadia, CA., peacocks have the right of way to cross any street, including driveways.

Esmrlda
by Esme on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:25 PM

 Ice cream may not be eaten while standing on the sidewalk in Carmel.

 

homeskoolmama
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 6:49 PM

It is illegal in our town to walk your elephant down town on Sunday and it is illegal to spit on the sidewalk! lol

Oh and you can't 

homeskoolmama
by on Oct. 5, 2012 at 6:50 PM

can't tie your ass to a pole in front of a store

jabs54
by Jeanine on Oct. 5, 2012 at 9:26 PM

 Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.

  It is illegal to kiss on a train.

 
  Livestock have the right-of-way on public roads.

  In Racine - It is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep


 

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