Happy 4th of July Everyone!
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Did you hear about the painter who was hospitalized?
Reports say it was due to too many strokes.
Interesting Fact: It is popular in wildfowl collections, and escapees are frequently seen in a semi-wild condition in Europe. A leucistic (whitish) variant is known in aviculture as the Silver Bahama pintail. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-cheeked_pintail )
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New York City Skyline
What did one flag say to the other flag?
Nothing. It just waved.
Interesting Fact: Thomas Jefferson changed the wording of the Declaration of Independence from “the pursuit of property” to “the pursuit of happiness.” ( http://list25.com/25-fun-facts-about-4th-of-july-that-will-make-you-want-to-celebrate/ )
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Why does the Statue of Liberty stand in New York and New Jersey Harbor?
Because she can’t sit down.
Interesting Fact: Congress declared July 4th as an official holiday in 1870 as part of a bill to officially recognize other holidays, Christmas being one of them. ( http://list25.com/25-fun-facts-about-4th-of-july-that-will-make-you-want-to-celebrate/2/ )
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Last night, here on the East Cost, lightning bolts occupied the sky and gave us quite a show. Tonight it is time for the colorful fireworks to put on a performance. Let’s see who will be the winner…
3rd of July
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Interesting Fact: Only John Hancock actually signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. All the others signed later. ( http://www.parkrideflyusa.com/blog/2012/07/04/20-fun-facts-about-the-4th-of-july/ )