Why We Don’t Pronounce The Last S In Arkansas (Cool Weird Awesome 1027)

Today in 1836, Arkansas became the 25th state in the Union. It’s one of just a handful of states whose names sound different than they’re spelled. And if you’re wondering why it’s pronounced Arkan-saw instead of Ar-kansas, well, that’s what we’re here to explain. 

By |2023-10-03T10:43:32-04:00June 15, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

At The Arkansas State Capitol, They Let Visitors Hold Actual Taxpayer Dollars (Cool Weird Awesome 746)

Today is April Fool’s Day, but it's also it’s the first day of Financial Awareness Month. So be aware that at the Arkansas State Capitol, you can hold the state’s money in your hands.

By |2023-10-03T10:27:38-04:00April 1, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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