Popular baby names today, from Adalyn and Genesis to Paisley and Zoey: What, no Primghars?

What’s in a name?
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Al B of Hartland writes: “The most common names for new babies in my neck of the woods are Adalyn, Alexander, Anna, Aria, Asher, Ava, Ayden, Bennett, Brooklyn, Charlotte, Emma, Genesis, Henry, Isaac, Isabella, Kinsley, Jackson, Liam, Madison, Mason, Oliver, Olivia, Paisley, Sophia and Zoey.

“I haven’t encountered a single Primghar. Primghar is a fine name.

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Riddle us this, Bulletin Boarders: How was George Washington 1 year and 11 days old on the day he was born?

Fun facts to know and tell
Anglo-American History Division

Dr. Chrysanthemum writes: “Subject: What is George Washington’s birthday? February 11, 1731, or February 22, 1732? The answer: both days!

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Devil’s Hill: “It was awe-inspiring! It was gigantic!” It was perfect for a Flexible Flyer . . .

Eos: “My sled was a long, sleek Flexible Flyer, the wood well worn by years of use. It was a beauty. That thing was so easy to control, and could turn on a dime! Continue reading “Devil’s Hill: “It was awe-inspiring! It was gigantic!” It was perfect for a Flexible Flyer . . .”