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The largest Gothic cathedral is not in Rome or Paris, but on Amsterdam Avenue in New York City. Bibliography -69

The smallest church in the world is in Kentucky. There is room inside for three people. Bibliography -17

Only 8.5 percent of Alaskans are Eskimos.

Reno, Nevada is farther west than Los Angeles, California. Bibliography -69

Twenty-four percent of Los Angeles, California is road and parking lots for cars.

If you put all the pavement in America into one place, it would more that totally cover the state of Georgia.

We all know LA. is an abbreviation for a big city in California, but most people don't know the full name. It is, "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula." Bibliography -60

Three out of every 100 photos taken in America are snapped at Disneyland, Disney World, or Epcott Center. Bibliography -60

There is a house in Margate, New Jersey that is made in the shape of an elephant. A home in Norman, Oklahoma is shaped like a chicken. Bibliography -50

There is a house in Massachusetts that is made entirely from newspapers. The floors, walls, even the furniture is made from newspaper. Bibliography -50, Bibliography -69

Another house, this one in Canada, is made of 18,000 discarded glass bottles. Bibliography -50

Here are some places with unusual names:

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Experiment, Georgia
Don't Handle the Bobcats Without Gloves, Texas
Mars, Pennsylvania
Embarrass, Wisconsin
Mexican Hat, Utah
Enigma, Georgia
Old Joe, Arkansas
Smackover, Arkansas
Kissimme, Florida
Social Circle, Georgia
Waterproof, Louisiana
Why, Arizona
Zigzag, Oregon
Talent, Oregon
Zyxyz, California
Hygiene, Colorado
Imalone, Wisconsin
Gnaw Bone, Indiana
Bunlevel, North Carolina
What Cheer, Iowa
Humptulips, Washington
Scalp Level, Pennsylvania
Cheesequake, New Jersey
Looneyville, West Virginia
Monkey's Eyebrow, Kentucky

Bibliography -25B, Bibliography -69, Bibliography -97 (page 78)

The Greek word for brotherly love is Philadelphia. Bibliography -9T

You might wonder how Modesto, California got its name. The founders of the town were unwilling to have the place named after themselves, they were modest. Bibliography -69

Tarzana, California is named after Tarzan, created by the author Edgar Rice Borroughs who lived there. Bibliography -69

The worst American city to live in, from the viewpoint of air pollution, is St. Louis, Missouri. Bibliography -9AB

The place with the highest elevation and the place with the lowest elevation in America are both in California. Mt. Whitney and Death Valley are only 100 miles apart. Bibliography -69

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