Bathroom Book of Saskatchewan Trivia

Bathroom Book of Saskatchewan Trivia

Weird, Wacky and Wild

Book - 2007
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A fun and informative look at one of our most colourful provinces, you will find wacky facts and fascinating stories about history, weather, sports, places, famous Saskatchewanians and much more. Find out everything you've ever wanted to know about Saskatchewan, but didn't know where to ask:- Saskatchewan has many places named after body parts: Knee Lake, Eyebrow, Moose Jaw (or the Jaw as it's known locally), Arm River, Head Lake, Skull Creek, Elbow and Bone Creek- The provincial sport is curling, with the championship rinks of the Richardson brothers and the Schmirler rink both from Regina- Estevan is the sunshine capital of Canada with an average 2,540 hours of sunshine every year- Kyle MacDonald of Montreal started with trading one red paper clip on Ebay, and fourteen trades later, made the final trade for the keys to a house at 503 Main Street in Kipling, Sask- The official motto is: "Multis E Gentibus Vires, which means: From Many Peoples Strength- Over half of the province is covered in forest- The skeleton of Scotty, a Tyrannosaurus Rex estimated to be approximately 65 million years old, was unearthed in Eastend in 1994- On August 3, 1985, when 380 mm of rain fell on Parkman, two brothers made the best of a bad farming situation by going water-skiing on their wheat field- Cypress Hills, an area in the southwest corner of the province, contains the highest point of land between Labrador and the Rocky Mountains at 1,392 metres- The many giant roadside attractions include a gigantic gopher, an oversize tomahawk, Wally the Wooly Mammoth, Lesia, a large Ukrainian girl, a really big baseball cap, Ralph the Grasshopper, an enormous coffee pot and cup, huge hockey card.And so much more...
Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta :, Blue Bike Books,, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007.
ISBN: 9781897278277
1897278276
Characteristics: 240 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.

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