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Revision as of 17:29, 19 July 2006

  • Nicknames: "The Golden State," "The Left Coast," "Kah-lee-fornia" (if you're Arnie), and "Leftist Pinko Homosexual Central" (if you're a bitter Republican that covets our electoral votes; or if you've never been to rural California).
  • The 31st state in the USA; admitted on September 9, 1850.
  • The third biggest state, for sheer size (Alaska and Texas are first and second).
  • At 33,871,648 residents (2000 U.S. Census), the most populous state in the union.
  • Major industries are: agriculture (many, many products), oil, mining, electronics, movie making/entertainment, and tourism
  • Home to:

- 1,340 miles of varied and beautiful American coastland

- The majority of America's media production.

- The best burger restaurant in all fifty states.

- The Ronald Reagan Memorial Library.

- The John Wayne Airport.

- The Governator.

- Disneyland, or as it's affectionately known by people formerly employed by Walt & Co., Mauschwitz.

- Britney Spears, Madonna (guess the Dorset experiment didn't work), Keanu Reeves and Nicolas Cage. Jeez, we're sorry.

- An estimated 2 million illegal immigrants, which may or may not include...

- Roughly 10% of the estimated 820,000 British expats in America, living in the Santa Monica area alone (source pending).

- A myriad of taco and burrito shops, a direct result of the above point and God's gift to hung-over Californios.

  • California has the eighth-largest economy in the world, so we must be doing something right! (The figure flucutates between 5th and 10th, depending on your source, but eight's a nice median number.)