Saturday July 19, 2003

The Pennsylvania State Cookie

According to the August issue of Reader's Digest, listed under "5 Silly Recent Local Government Proposals", in their "Only in America" regular feature, the PA house and senate has been "locked in a fierce debate" ... over whether to choose sugar cookies or chocolate chip as the official state cookie. The initial attempt at cookie legislation was introduced in 1998.
Despite the increasingly bitter debate, [State Sen. Robert] Thompson can envision tackling even more divisive issues in the future.

"Wait until we choose between the square dance and the polka as the official state dance," he said.

Read more in this article from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

And here I thought most of the fruits and nuts were in California...

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