Why Does A Water Tower In Kentucky Say “Florence Y’All”? (Cool Weird Awesome 368)

What's In A Name Week continues with the story of a water tower in northern Kentucky that was supposed to be an advertisement, but ended up becoming a local landmark. Plus: we'll explain one version of how Chicken Dinner Road in Idaho got its name.

2020-08-27T09:29:30-04:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

When Kentucky Had a “Meat Shower” (Cool Weird Awesome 250)

On this day in 1876, a Mrs. Crouch was outside making soap when “suddenly there descended upon her a gentle shower of meat.” What the heck happened to cause meat to fall from the sky over Bath County, Kentucky? Plus: Lincoln, the goat mayor of Fairhaven, Vermont, runs for reelection against his challenger, Sammy the police dog.

2020-03-03T06:31:36-05:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |
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