Friday, May 15, 2009

Did you know...?

...that one of the largest slave escape attempts in American history occurred in Kentucky, in August 1848?

...the song "Happy Birthday to You" (Happy Birthday Sharon!) was written by two sisters from Louisville, KY in 1893?

...when God dug out the Grand Canyon, He used the dirt to make the hills of Kentucky?

...Chevrolet Corvettes are manufactured only in Bowling Green, KY? (The Marine knows that. It's a great stop on a road trip!)

...the cows in Kentucky have legs shorter on one side, so they can walk the ridges without falling over?

...that Kentucky is the birthplace of a lot of famous people, like Tom T. Hall, to whom Heiferyung is distantly related and Tom Cruise, to whom she is not related and wouldn't admit, even if she was, because he's a nut job?

...that both Abe Lincoln, President of the Union and Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, were born in Kentucky? They were born less than 100 miles and one year apart.

...that if it rains on the first day of the month, it will rain for 15 days?

...that Heiferyung broke her brand new laptop while visiting Kentucky and now has to use a borrowed PC with *gasp* dial-up?

P.S. some of the facts were told to me by my Grandma. I claim no responsibility for their accuracy. See you next week!

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