Whoops! 404 Error!

Well, it appears as if you entered in an invalid URL.  Please fix the URL you entered or try using the search functionality on our website. Sorry!  Or maybe you came here because you thought you might find something interesting.

Let’s see if we can help.

The word ‘pound’ is abbreviated ‘lb.’ after the constellation ‘libra’ because it means ‘pound’ in Latin, and also ‘scales’. The abbreviation for the British Pound Sterling comes from the same source: it is an ‘L’ for Libra/Lb. with a stroke through it to indicate abbreviation.

The geographical center of North America is near Rugby, North Dakota

Iowa has more independent telephone companies than any other state.

Now you can leave smarter than when you came here.