8 Weird Factoids About Connecticut – Just for Fun
Here some "weird" things you may not know about Connecticut.
We were check out Movoto and we found all these factoids we never knew. Ready?!
The state insect of Connecticut is the Praying Mantis, which is disturbing because after mating, 90% of the females will literally bite off the males head. Welcome to Connecticut gentlemen.
The first speed law ever was passed in Connecticut in 1901 when we were just playing it safe at the break neck speed of 12 mph!
After many sticky incidents, Southington, CT decided to ban the use of "Silly String" altogether.
In order for a pickle to be a pickle in Connecticut, it must bounce when thrown off a table.
You're gonna love this one! Connecticut was one of two states NOT to ratify the amendment that led to prohibition.
Connecticut has been covered by glaciers many times with the most recent only 15,000 years ago.The oldest newspaper still published in America is the Hartford Courant when it came off the presses in 1764!
Sadly Connecticut is one of the least patriotic states in the country ranking at #42 in patriotism.
In 1900, Louis' Lunch in New Haven invented the hamburger when a rushed customer needed something to eat on the go.
Angler fishing is so amazingly popular in the state of CT, that three hundred million dollars is spent on the sport by over 400,000 fishermen, which works out to be $750 a piece!