Every one of us has something that might sound weird to others but not to yourself. Dressing like Santa on Christmas would be exciting for some and awkward for others. It depends on how people see it and the facts behind it. It is action, gesture, and expressions that make you or a community look weird. In this article, we have listed out some weird facts about America. These weird facts about America definitely show the weird side of the country.
Here are some weird facts about America that you must read out.
1) Mule mail
In this world of ever-growing technology, humans use calling, texting or using mail trucks to communicate with people around the world, but can you imagine mule mail system to be still in function? Well, people living in Supai and Phantom town still use mules to deliver mails.
2) King and Queen of Hobos
In America, hobos are the workers who work to travel and travel to work. Every year we witness a hobo parade and a king and a queen of hobos. The occasion is held mainly in the second week of August.
3) Prison golf course
Sounds weird, isn’t it? But it’s true there exists a golf course named prison view in Louisiana State Penitentiary and there are enough facts to make this as a weird place. So, if your friend loves golf more than you, you can lock him/her here.
4) Legendary creature
People are given license to hunt down a fictitious, an imaginary or a supernatural animal. In Michigan, you can get a license to hunt down unicorns.
5) Thrown out in nighties
People tend to shop wearing their nightdresses to tell how much they like shopping than sleeping.
6) Discover your diamond
Crater of Diamond state park in Arkansas, a 37.5-acre ploughed field open to be searched for diamonds, the best part is if you get one you get to keep one.
7) Spam eaters
Kind of sounds like electronic spamming in today’s world, although it is the other way round.
Credits to people in Hawaii who can make a record in spam eating.
8) Tightwad bank
The name might sound hilarious, but the amount in the bank isn’t.The name appropriately chose for the palace of penny pinchers, Missouri.
9) Magic life
Everybody wants to live more in life, but it does not happen according to our wish. While pets do have such a place, Montana, where cats and dogs especially live longer than anywhere else.
10) Driving on caliche
3/4 of New Mexico roads have are, dirt or sedimentary rocks, people are left with no choice than to go through them.
11) Potato is what you care for
Here’s a chance for all the potato lovers to prepare their forks for the french fries eating at potato bowl event in North Dakota.
12) Tavern Ale
The white house tavern termed as the oldest tavern still follows the tradition of visits, especially from Rhodes Islanders, to drink ale and have a get together of old memories. The ale isn’t old, but the tradition is.
13) Monkey Island
Morgan Island, in South Carolina, is a place where even humans are restricted to go to except the researchers, it’s a home for monkeys for one of the two Rhesus colonies.
14) “Do I have herpes?”
The most recently asked question from Texans, “Do I have herpes?”, has proven out to be positive for a number of the population. So, never visit Texas if you are single.
15) The speciality of people of Utah
For once you can resist eating your favorite dish, but people in America can never say no to a jell-O, even if it can burst their stomach.
16) No billboards
In Vermont, you won’t see any billboard use for advertising the state banned them to protect their natural beauty.
17) Frozen dead guy
The dead body of BredoMorstoel, cryogenically frozen, is kept in a barn for decades by his family. A celebration in Nederland, Colorado in early March marks the discovery of this frozen dead body.
18) Fun is all it takes
Have you ever wondered to go to an amusement park than to school? Well, Vermont schools in America do offer such pleasure, they don’t open their schools until labor day as they want children to enjoy the good weather as long as they can.
19) Stairs and Elevators, No to Escalators
Escalators are rare to find in the state of Wyoming, people in this state prefer stairs and elevators to escalators.
What are the other weird facts that you know about America? Do let us know in the comment section.