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Governors are paid as little as $70,000 and as much as $191,000 a year. Can you name the highest paid governor? Answer: Pennsylvania. Source: https://www.thoughtco.com/highest-paid-united-states-governors-3367624  
Oh, the places we went... ...at first, when yours truly sat down at the old keyboard (and it really is old, in terms of technology), the idea was to create a masterpiece in the style of famed writer Theodor S. Geisel. What, you say. Never heard of Theodor S. Geisel? Here's a hint: The "S"stands for...
FAKE NEWS ALERT. NUMBER ONE. Rhinoceroses seen in Balcom. Rhinoceroses? Preposterousness. Somebody told me one day last week that rhinoceroses had been seen in Balcom. I figure that if somebody tells me something, in good faith, it's kind of like finding something on the internet. After all, every...
What’s the most popular holiday for grilling – Labor Day, Father’s Day, July 4th or Memorial Day?  Answer: Fourth of July with 87 percent. Source: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/memorial-day-jumps-to-second-most-popular-grilling-holiday-of-the-year-300274586.html
Sept. 3 was U.S. Bowling League Day. In 2010, Tommy Gollick of Oberlin, Pa. set a United States Bowling Congress national record by rolling the most consecutive strikes during league play. Can you guess how many strikes he bowled in a row?  Answer: 47.  Source: https://www.mrbowling300.net/post/...
I wonder, as I wander... ...isn't there a song that starts with those words? Maybe the song will come to me as I wander through this. Probably not. If you are one of the three persons who happens to read this colyum on a regular basis, you know that I like to wander around on a regular basis. Such...
Samuel L. Jackson is the highest-grossing actor of all time. He’s made 71 films. Can you guess how much those movies combined have made at the box office? Answer: $7.4 Billion Source: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/samuel-l-jackson-highest-grossing-actor-guinness-book-world-records-254155...
This week, dear reader (or readers, if there happens to be more than one of you), allow me to once again wander around, with a little bit of this, and a little bit of that... ...autumn "officially" arrived on Sept. 22... ...that being said, goodness, gracious, seems like it's been way too hot for...
  Sept. 1 was College Colors Day. This is a national celebration of school spirit as excitement builds for the start of football season. Based on data from Walmart in-store purchases, which school leads all team apparel sales?  Answer: Alabama Source: https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football...
About all you can do is laugh, and shake your head. And the laughter is not is a "ha, ha, ha" sort of way. It would be more of a gallows humor kind of chuckle. Folks who read this publication on a regular basis, and we are truly glad that you do read this publication on a regular basis, no doubt...

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