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oklahoma
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Oklahoma



Love The Summer?

Poolville, Oklahoma

Sunray, Oklahoma


Want Something To Eat?

Corn, Oklahoma

Grainola, Oklahoma

Hominy, Oklahoma

Olive, Oklahoma

South Coffeeville, Oklahoma

Sweetwater, Oklahoma

Cookietown, Oklahoma



Why Travel To Other Cities? Oklahoma Has Them All!

Cleveland, Oklahoma

Orlando, Oklahoma

Miami, Oklahoma

Pittsburgh, Oklahoma

Santa Fe, Oklahoma

St. Louis, Oklahoma

Chattanooga, Oklahoma

Peoria, Oklahoma

Burbank, Oklahoma

Fargo, Oklahoma


Wana get lost?

No Where, Oklahoma



Don't Forget The Wildlife!

Wolfe, Oklahoma

Eagle, Oklahoma

Buffalo, Oklahoma

Fox, Oklahoma

Bison, Oklahoma

Deer Creek, Oklahoma

Elk City, Oklahoma


We Have A Town Named After A Number...

Forty-One, Oklahoma


And A Town Whose Letters Don't Spell Anything...

IXL, Oklahoma


And For The Sportsman Who Wants To Get Away From It All...

Fisherman's Paradise, Oklahoma


We Even Have A City Named After Earth's Only Satellite!

Moon, Oklahoma


And A City Named After Our State!

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Feeling A Bit Chilly?

Snow, Oklahoma

Slick, Oklahoma

Cold Springs, Oklahoma



Oklahoma Is Full Of Love!

Lovedale, Oklahoma

Loveland, Oklahoma

Lovell, Oklahoma

Bigheart, Oklahoma

Loyal, Oklahoma


Like To Read About The Presidents?

Adams, Oklahoma

Taylor, Oklahoma

Fillmore, Oklahoma

Grant, Oklahoma

Taft, Oklahoma

Johnson, Oklahoma

Lincoln, Oklahoma

Jefferson, Oklahoma

Reagan, Oklahoma

Wilson, Oklahoma

Roosevelt, Oklahoma

Carter, Oklahoma

Clinton, Oklahoma

Washington, Oklahoma


Other City Names In Oklahoma To Make You Smile.....

Frogville, Oklahoma

Loco, Oklahoma

Bushyhead, Oklahoma

Bugtussle, Oklahoma

Hooker, Oklahoma

Slaughterville, Oklahoma

Bowlegs, Oklahoma

Slapout, Oklahoma



And Regardless What Side Of The Fence You're On...

Gay, Oklahoma

Straight, Oklahoma


Here Are Some Little Known But Very Interesting Facts About Oklahoma



1. The bread twist tie was invented in Maysville.



2. The shopping cart was invented in Ardmore in 1936.



3. The nation's first parking meter was intalled in Oklahoma

City in 1935.



4. The first Girl Scout Cookie was sold in Muskogee in 1917.



5. Cimarron County located in the Oklahoma Panhandle, is the

only county in the U.S. bordered by 4 separate states...

Texas, New Mexico, Colorado & Kansas.



6. The Oklahoma State Capital is the only capital in the U.S. with

working oil wells on its grounds.



7. Boise City, Oklahoma was the only city in the United States to

be bombed during World War II. On Monday night, July 5,

1943, at 12:30 a.m., a B-17 Bomber based at Dalhart Army

Air Base, Texas , dropped six practice bombs on the sleeping

town, mistaking the city lights as target lights.



8. WKY Radio in Oklahoma City was the first radio station

transmitting west of the Mississippi River.



9. The nation's first 'Tornado Warning' was issued on March 25,

1948 in Oklahoma City minutes before a devastating tornado.

Because of the warning, no lives were lost.



10. Oklahoma has the largest Native American population of any

state in the U.S.



11. The name 'Oklahoma' comes from two Choctaw words...

'okla' meaning 'people' and 'humma' meaning 'red'. So the

name means, 'Red People.' The name was approved in 1890.



12. Oklahoma produced more astronauts than any other state.



13. Oklahoma has more manmade lakes than any other state.



14. During the 'Land Rush', Oklahoma City went from a vast,

open prairie to a city of over 10,000 in a single day.



15. The nation's first traffic 'Yield' sign was erected in Tulsa on a

trial basis.



16. Pensacola Dam is the longest multi-arched dam in the world

at 6,565 feet. (I looked it up--it's true)



17. The 'Port of Catoosa' (just north of Tulsa ) is the largest

inland port in America.



18. The aerosol can was invented in Bartlesville.



19. Per square mile, Oklahoma has more tornadoes than any

other place in the world.



20. The highest wind speed ever recorded on earth was in

Moore, Oklahoma on May 3rd. 1999 during the Oklahoma

City F-5 tornado. Wind speed was clocked at 318 mph.



21. The 'Will Rogers World Airport' and the 'Wiley Post Airport'

are both named after two famous Okies....both killed in an

airplane crash!!!



Cowboy's Ten Commandments



(1) Just one God.



(2) Honor yer Ma & Pa.



(3) No telling tales or gossipin'.



(4) Git yourself to Sunday meeting.



(5) Put nothin' before God.



(6) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal.



(7) No killin'.



(8) Watch yer mouth.



(9) Don't take what ain't yers.



(10) Don't be hankerin' for yer buddy's stuff



Now that's plain an' simple, don'tcha think?
........I love cats, I just cant eat a whole one by myself......







 
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#2
Man, that's a lot of Info.!!!Tongue But Very Interesting!!Smile
 
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#3
I bet you made a "A" in Oklahoma History. Me being originally from Chicago took Oklahoma History and found it very interesting and I made a "A" in that class.Thanks For sharing that history with us.
no matter where you're at there you are
 
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#4
now that was a good lesson to learn i liked that and yes why should I have to be the one to press one?
worry changes nothing prayer changes every thing
 
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#5
And yeah, I must say someone was busy..............Thanks Jayne I found it quite neat and interesting.
 
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#6
Great info Jayne, I love Oklahoma and would move back in a heartbeat!!!
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#7
Jayne,
I loved reading all the history you provided regarding your state. Very interesting........thanks. God Bless and luv ya girlie.

Cajun Hugssssssssssssss,
MJC
Lumbar Laminectomy L5 - S1, Lumbar Disectomy L 4 -5, Cervical Microdisectomy C-4 -5, Cervical Anterior Fusion C 4 -5, Cervical Anterior Fusion C 5 - 6, Lumbar Disectomy, Laminectomy and Foraminotmy L 3 - 4, Cryo Surgery Lumbar. --Ongoing Problems.. Permanently Totally Disabled.
 
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#8
I heard you okies eat those armadillos that get run over down there?BBQ Sauce?
 
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#9
nope deep fried with red eyed gravy
........I love cats, I just cant eat a whole one by myself......







 
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8-05, Micro laminectomy/disectomy. 10-05 lumbar fusion L5-S1. 2-07 exploritory surgery. 12-07 medical implant, Spinal Cord Stimulator. now receiving SSDI. After going back to school, I received my degree as a mechanical engineer. What can I say, it was the only way I had to beat the system. 
 
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