By Adam Alexander

Who is the only President to NOT have a pet in the White House?  Also, a fun fact about Bob Ross and his hair!!  What was the song “Take Me Home, Country Roads” really about?  All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts!

1. The John Denver song “Take Me Home, Country Roads” was written about Maryland, but the writers changed the lyrics to West Virginia since they thought that sounded more poetic. (Georgetown Voice)

2. Andrew Johnson is the only president who didn’t have a pet at the White House. (Wikipedia)

3. The longest border between two countries is the border between the United States and Canada. It’s 5,525 miles, which is over 1,000 miles longer than any other border. (10 Most)

4. Converse All Stars are technically basketball shoes, but no one’s worn them in the NBA since a player on the Atlanta Hawks named Tree Rollins in 1980. (Wikipedia)

5. Bob Ross was almost as famous for his curly hair as he was for his paintings but it was all a LIE.  Before he got famous, he permed his hair to save money on haircuts and once it became his signature look he stuck with it. (Wikipedia)


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