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Old 10-20-2008, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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Franklin was the eastern third of Tennessee--a "state" in its own right from 1784-88. I hadn't known of a Jefferson in the northwest; but I do know that there was an attempt to create a State of Jefferson out of the Texas Panhandle in 1915.
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Old 10-20-2008, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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I don't know if this has been ask before: This country has more lakes than all of the other countries combined.
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Old 10-20-2008, 01:19 PM
 
Location: Georgia native in McKinney, TX
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I don't know if this has been ask before: This country has more lakes than all of the other countries combined.
Another wild stab, but everytime I've looked at a map of the Scandinavian countries, especially Sweden and Finland, they look like a sponge.

Without looking at a map right now, I'll say Finland.
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Old 10-20-2008, 05:34 PM
 
Location: State of Superior
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Franklin was the eastern third of Tennessee--a "state" in its own right from 1784-88. I hadn't known of a Jefferson in the northwest; but I do know that there was an attempt to create a State of Jefferson out of the Texas Panhandle in 1915.
Yes, but , there is a lot more. The area in question not only is present day eastern TN. Also included is SW VA. and NW NC. Elizabethton ,. Tn. is the Capital. The oldest town in TN. To this day , the folks in the area have an speak all their own. When they say "Tennessee ", they speak"Tenn a see".The Scots settled the area in the 1700s. A very independent lot. Their part in the Revolutionary war is an interesting read. Several movies were filmed in the area , about the area.
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Old 10-20-2008, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Vermont / NEK
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I'm thinking the country with the most lake is Canada.
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Old 10-21-2008, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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Square peg, you are correct, now its your turn to post a question.
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Old 10-21-2008, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Vermont / NEK
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Where is the world's longest fjord located?
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Old 10-21-2008, 11:42 AM
 
Location: State of Superior
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Where is the world's longest fjord located?
Canada
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Old 10-21-2008, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Vermont / NEK
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No, sorry.
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Old 10-21-2008, 02:22 PM
 
Location: When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic
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Where is the world's longest fjord located?
I would guess - Norway ???
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