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Adam's Fun Facts: Howard Hughes, P.T. Barnum, Wile E. Coyote & More

P.T. Barnum has been misquoted all these years.  Who is faster, a coyote or a roadrunner?  Who paid $5.4 million for a casino just to take an annoying sign down?  138 more words

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The Reincarnation of P.T. Barnum

Remember this guy:

He’s Baaack, and he, too, is running a circus!

Although P.T Barnum wrote “Nobody ever lost a dollar by underestimating the taste of the American public”  in… 23 more words

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Nobody ever lost a nickel betting against the intelligence of the American public.”

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Barnum's Role in Baseball in Bridgeport

by David F. Pendrys

Michael Bielawa, a librarian at the Bridgeport Public Library recently presented at the Barnum Museum on P.T. Barnum’s role in growing baseball within Bridgeport, despite the showman not particularly liking the game. 472 more words

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Barnum's Role in Baseball in Bridgeport

by David F. Pendrys

Michael Bielawa, a librarian at the Bridgeport Public Library recently presented at the Barnum Museum on P.T. Barnum’s role in growing baseball within Bridgeport, despite the showman not particularly liking the game. 472 more words

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TRIVIA TRAIL: WHAT’S THAT ON THE BRIDGE?

Question? Why did the elephants cross the bridge? (Specifically: the Brooklyn Bridge.)
Answer: To show people it was safe. When New York City’s Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24th, 1883, it was the world’s longest suspension bridge. 163 more words

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