Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Manns Choice, Pa.

Manns Choice seems like a poorly spelled and punctuated name for an ill-advised happy hour from a bygone era. It’s also a town name. In 1848, CongressmanĀ Job Mann pressured to have a post office at an unnamed village inĀ Harrison Township. … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown.

The government shutdown has different ramifications for different People.’s inconvenience occurred in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, when the government normally shuts down (snow and the like), usually goes to the bar in sweatpants. The government is currently shut … Continue reading

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Needmore, Pa, In, Ga, Tx, & Wv.

Well if there was ever an apt Wiki page for a town it would be found for Needmore. Needmore…as in needs more information. Needmore, a town in Pennsylvania, only has three sentences written about it on Wiki. There are three … Continue reading

Posted in Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, Wiki Travel | Leave a comment Pities You. pities you. He Grew up on the St. Patrick’s Day snack called Irish Potatoes. He assumed you did too. But, alas, it wasn’t until recently that he learned it was just a Philadelphia snack and you that you poor … Continue reading

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The article in which talks about a town in Ohio and then rambles on about Ghosts and synagogues in Pennsylvania for awhile.

Defiance got its name from General Anthony Wayne during the French and Indian War.

“General Wayne surveyed the land and declared to General Scott, “I defy the French, Indians, and all the devils of hell to take it.” Continue reading

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Pat Burrell

Pat Burrell retired this week. wrote a nuanced piece about him right after the Phillies won the World Series explaining Philly sports through the prism of Burrell. Since his departure, not everything said about Pat the Bat has been … Continue reading

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You might not be surprised that there is town named Climax. People name places some strange things. You might be surprised there are several of them. Continue reading

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