||[Nov. 16th, 2008|08:05 am]
I named 26
US states in 10 minutes
I named (off the top of my head)
ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, CALIFORNIA, DELAWARE, FLORIDA, HAWAII, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KANSAS, LOUISIANA, MAINE, MINNESOTA, MONTANA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA, OKLAHOMA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, WASHINGTON
ALABAMA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, GEORGIA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH DAKOTA, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, WYOMING
(not strictly true - I couldn't spell Connecticut [tried it 10 times] and I expect I'd have had problems spelling Massachusetts and Mississippi as well.
marked in bold are states I "know/believe" I have ventured into at some stage and some time.
World Factbook (CIA) updated 6th November 2008
world's largest consumer of cocaine (shipped from Colombia through Mexico and the Caribbean), Colombian heroin, and Mexican heroin and marijuana; major consumer of ecstasy and Mexican methamphetamine; minor consumer of high-quality Southeast Asian heroin; illicit producer of cannabis, marijuana, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and methamphetamine; money-laundering center
World Factbook (CIA) updated 6th November 2008 - Australia
Tasmania is one of the world's major suppliers of licit opiate products; government maintains strict controls over areas of opium poppy cultivation and output of poppy straw concentrate; major consumer of cocaine and amphetamines
nb: "licit" means "legal"