“A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad; you are not like us.'” ― St. Anthony the Great
I have no idea why Parachute was named Parachute but I do know, by way of the radio, that there's a town in Iowa called Panora which was actually going to be named Panorama because the settlers were bowled over by a beautiful prairie sunset when they first set eyes on the place but a killjoy said "No, that's too long, let's shorten it to Panora." And the dunces did. They agreed to jettison Panorama for Panora. So there.
We have Chili in Wisconsin.
AllenS...It sure is chilly in Chili today. Probably been said a million times.Southeast Nebraska has some curious names: Bee, Colon, Worms, Magnet, Funk and McCool Junction, the only one I've seen.
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