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Thursday, July 06, 2017

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT NEWFOUNDLAND CANADA & THE NEWFIES!!!

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If you're a Newfie,you should be proud! Here are a few tidbits of information that you may have never known before:

THEY WERE......

The first province to respond to the Titanic distress signal.
The first to vaccinate for smallpox
The first to host a transatlantic flight.
The first to have wireless communication in the world.
The first place to discover proof of the theory of continental drift.


THEY HAVE......

The oldest street in North America.
The oldest city in North America.
The oldest rock in the world.
The oldest continuous sporting event.(Regatta Day rules!)
The largest university in Atlantic Canada.
The most pubs per square foot in Canada.(George Street.. St. John's)
The longest running radio program in North America.
Caught the world's largest invertebrate. (giant squid)


THEY ARE......

The funniest people in Canada. (ask anybody)
The only province that has four identifiable flags.
The only province able to land the space shuttle. (Stephenville)
The most giving people in Canada (Stats Canada)


A NEWFOUNDLANDER......

Built the world's first artificial ice arena.
Invented the gas mask.
Was once governor of northern Rhodesia.
Was with Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg

WE ARE THE ONLY PROVINCE TO HAVE ITS OWN........

Encyclopedia.
Dictionary.
Pony.
Dogs.
Cultural publication.

By reading this,you now know more about Newfoundland than well, almost everyone!!

Send this post along to all your friends and let them know what a great place this "Rock" really is!!


If you are a proud NEWFIE, you will NOT break this chain!!!

BY God it'd be great to be a Newfoundlander!

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