14 Trivia Tidbits We’ve Been Fostering From The Time They Were Factoids, But It’s Time Now To Send Them Off Into The World As The Listicle They Were Always Destined To Become
Well, well, well, it looks like Oklahoma couldn't make up its mind when it came to state symbols. On the one hand, they're all about that sweet, juicy goodness with watermelon being their official state vegetable. But then on the other hand, they've got a soft spot for strawberries, which they've deemed their official state fruit. And if you thought that was strange, wait until you hear about the closest U.S. state to Africa. Spoiler alert: it's not Florida. Nope, it's Maine, of all places! Doesn’t that shake your perception of all you know to be good and true!? And to top it all off, there's a character named Jessica in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice who not only has the same name as every girl born in the 90s but also happens to be the creator of her own name. Talk about a Renaissance woman! Read on to discover some more incredibly great and entertaining fun facts!