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Florida Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (U.S. State Curiosities)

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From swamp cabbage festivals and conch shell blowing contests to walking catfish, "The Booger," and Snooty the bachelor manatee, residents and visitors alike will discover the many fascinating elements of Florida's curious underside with this laugh-out-loud guide.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by Globe Pequot (first published October 2002)
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Kristin
Aug 07, 2008 Kristin rated it it was ok
Shelves: travel
I saw this book at the Alligator Farm so I checked it out from the library.

This book was OK....written tongue-in-cheek a lot...I did see a few places that made me curious to check out:

A Flip-Your-Own Pancake Restaurant in DeLeon Springs called the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill and Griddle House. There is an electric griddle on your table and they bring out the ingredients so that you can cook your own eggs, pancakes and French Toast.

A Land Bridge across I-75 around Ocala
An overpass that "will co
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Alisa
Sep 26, 2011 Alisa rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was actually pretty cool.. I have been to a number of these places but it was neat to find out some history on the things that I have taken for granted that are actually pretty friggin awesome. Fun Read
Hal
Jul 13, 2015 Hal rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Typical off beat and oddities broken down by geography of the state. Lots of clever and off beat commentary makes the reading fun as well as lots of pictures
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Apr 13, 2017 Lee rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
More synopsis of places and less history.
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This made my Florida Bucket List even longer, but now it's way more interesting.
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