Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Strange Maps and S Words

Strange Maps and S Words

Here's a new book I need to pick up: Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made it by Michael J. Trinklein. You may recall How The States Got Their Shapes a few months back; this is the flip side.

For a teaser, the author has both a blog and a Flickr set of maps of the non-entities. With my Northern Wisconsin roots, I well remember State of Superior bumper stickers in the late 1970s.

Also today: a Register post on "sooooocialism" and the aging Tea Party. And Loebsack kicks it up a notch and invites Lonesome Rhodes to Cedar Rapids.

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