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Old 05-15-2006, 12:05 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Angie
OOOH! You get brownie points for knowing Iowa is the Hawkeye state! Most confuse us with Idaho and think we grow potatoes!
That always drives my husband (Maidrite/James) crazy too. Most people think he is from Ohio and some think he is from Idaho. He is from Ottumwa.


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Old 05-15-2006, 12:17 PM   #22
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A gaffe by then President Gerald Ford on his visit to Iowa City led to a funny t-shirt... it read:

University of Iowa
Idaho City, Ohio

p.s. Yeah ~ it's funny how many people, when you say you're from Iowa, will say "Ahhhh Potatoes!" to show how much they know. LOL

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