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Strange Facts About Every US State ~ "D" & "F"

Continuing with a new series of the strangest facts about each one of the United States. 

I will continue with these six Delaware & Florida state facts.

1. Delaware: The state bird is a blue chicken.

2. Delaware: According to legend, Thomas Jefferson called Delaware a “jewel” among states because of its strategic location along the East Coast.

3. Delaware: The state has a higher percentage of Ph.D. holders, including scientists and engineers, than any other state in the country. 

4. Florida: Everyone thinks of sunshine and sand when they think of the Citrus State, and for good reason: No matter where you are in the state, you’re always within 60 miles of a beach.

5. Florida: Gatorade was named after the University of Florida’s football team the Gators, where the drink was first developed.

6. Florida: It is estimated that there is over 2 TRILLION DOLLARS worth of lost treasure within 60 miles of the coast of Florida.

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