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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NEWOUNDLAND & THE NEWFIE'S!!
If you're a Newfie, you should be proud!

- here are a few tidbits of information that you may have never known before:

WE WERE......

-
the first province to respond to Titanic's distress signal
- the first to vaccinate for smallpox
- the first to host a transatlantic flight
- the first to have wireless communication in the world
- the first place to discover proof of the theory of continental drift

WE HAVE......

- the oldest street in
North America
- the oldest city in
North America
- the oldest rock in the world
- the oldest continuous sporting event (Regatta Day rules!)
- the largest university in Atlantic
Canada
- the most pubs per square foot in
Canada (George Street)
- the longest running radio program in
North America
- caught the world's largest invertebrate (giant squid)

WE ARE......

- the funniest people in
Canada (ask anybody)
- the sexiest people in
Canada (Macleans magazine survey)
- the only province that has four identifiable flags
- the only province able to land the space shuttle (Stephenville)
- the most giving people in
Canada (Stats Canada)
- the most sexually active people in all of
Canada (what else are we gonna do?)
A NEWFOUNDLANDER......

- built the world's first artificial ice arena
- invented the gas mask
- was once govenor of northern
Rhodesia
- was with Abraham Lincoln at Gettysberg

WE ARE THE ONLY PROVINCE TO HAVE IT'S OWN...

- encyclopedia
- dictionary
- pony
- dogs
- cultural publication
by reading this, you now know more about
Newfoundland than...well, almost everyone!!

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