Friday, January 30, 2009

Crazy Stuff I Know

Maryland State Symbols:

Bird: Oriole

Boat: Skipjack

Cat: Calico

Crustacean: Blue Crab

Dessert: Smith Island Cake

Dinosaur: Astrodon johnstoni

Dog: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Drink: Milk

Exercise: Walking

Fish: Rockfish (Striped Bass)

Flower: Black-Eyed Susan

Folk Dance: Square Dance

Fossil Shell: Ecphora gardnerae gardnerae (Wilson)

Gem: Patuxent River Stone

Horse: Thoroughbred Horse

Insect: Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly

Reptile: Diamondback Terrapin

Song: "Maryland, My Maryland"

Sport: Jousting

Team Sport: Lacrosse

Theaters: Center Stage & Olney Theatre

Tree: White Oak


KJae said...

You know that all by memory? What in the...!!?? I can't even say the official name of that fossil shell!

Are you some kind of Rainman?

Kat's Credence said...

Oooo, I looked up the gemstone, its really neat looking! Wonder where I can find something made with the agate!

Marly said...

A friend mentioned that the Smith Island Cake was recently elected our state cake, so I went on a search to see what other things were out there to symbolize our state. I figured I'd find maybe four or five.. but 24?!?!

It kinda makes me wonder what other states are as... um... thorough?