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Old 06-13-2013, 06:36 AM   #31
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Me too! They wouldn't so happen to be from Ohio, would they? Not like it's just Ohioans that are nicely nuts like that...
No, she's from PA. She's doing it to raise money for the Barber Center.
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Old 06-13-2013, 07:46 AM   #32
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OHIO!

The Buckeye State. Birthplace of many: entertainers Bob Hope, Fred Willard, Paul Neuman *swoon* and more; space and science includes Thomas Edison, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn; a ton of presidents (heck, Taft was 350# all on his own); plenty of writers...and me. It's amazing how many comics have come out of there - then again, I guess you have to have a sense of humor when pundits call you "the mistake on the lake".
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He was born in England. Came here as a child with his parents.
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:35 AM   #33
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I have been to 10, well including MN where I live would be 11. Also I do not count the states I have passed thru when I drove to NY and back few years back from MN, because honestly I do not even remember what they were.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:28 AM   #34
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I have been to 10, well including MN where I live would be 11. Also I do not count the states I have passed thru when I drove to NY and back few years back from MN, because honestly I do not even remember what they were.
Charlie it was much easier to remember the names of the states prior to Jefferson making the Louisiana Purchase. But we still can't even remember what the names are of the Original Thirteen States that signed the Constitution. But most Americans can remember Massachusetts because the Pilgrims landed here and started it all. And they remember it because of Thanksgiving.

But at one time if you named a state, I could tell you the capital. Now the brain has turned to mush in my age of becoming a dotty old lady. So it takes a minutes or two for me to remember now. BTW, Massachusetts is the only state where the biggest city of the state is also the capital.
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Old 06-13-2013, 10:32 AM   #35
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Charlie it was much easier to remember the names of the states prior to Jefferson making the Louisiana Purchase...

Back in those days, I'll bet you could rattle them off in a flash! Then Jefferson came along and screwed up everything.
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BTW, Massachusetts is the only state where the biggest city of the state is also the capital.
States you can drive through in two hours don't count
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Or states you can drive through in 30 minutes...
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Old 06-13-2013, 09:30 PM   #38
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Or states you can drive through in 30 minutes...
You guys are just jealous my state that has so much to offer. Size doesn't matter!
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You guys are just jealous my state that has so much to offer. Size doesn't matter!
OK. When it comes to states you keep believing that

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...BTW, Massachusetts is the only state where the biggest city of the state is also the capital.
This happened a long time after Jefferson but Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of Hawaii.
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