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Old 06 July 2007, 10:54 PM
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Icon202 Ohio has no natural lakes

This made the rounds in a recent fun facts e-mail about matters geographical. Well, the glaciers carved out Lake Erie, an incidental water body, but if you only consider those lakes completely enclosed within the state's borders, there are 33, according to the state's Department of Natural Resources.
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Old 07 July 2007, 12:15 AM
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Ohio Department of Natural Resources list of all natural lakes in Ohio. There are 110 natural lakes in Ohio with an area larger than five acres.

I personally grew up on the shores of a fake Ohio lake. You can only tell the difference because of the plastic surgery scars and the puckering of the shoreline.



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caution when clicking second link. Bad music.
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Old 07 July 2007, 12:55 AM
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Ohio Department of Natural Resources list of all natural lakes in Ohio. There are 110 natural lakes in Ohio with an area larger than five acres.

I personally grew up on the shores of a fake Ohio lake. You can only tell the difference because of the plastic surgery scars and the puckering of the shoreline.



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caution when clicking second link. Bad music.
Bad doesn't begin to describe it

And I grew up just down (or up) the road from you.
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Old 07 July 2007, 01:31 AM
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I grew up a few miles from two lakes I suspect are on the ODNR list (I can't open it, no Acrobat): Twin Lakes, in Portage County, northeastern Ohio.
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Old 07 July 2007, 01:55 AM
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I've read the same thing about Oklahoma.
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Old 07 July 2007, 12:59 PM
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Bad doesn't begin to describe it

And I grew up just down (or up) the road from you.
I did warn you.

If you grew up in Zanesville, why then you're from the BIG city. We'd go there maybe 3 times a year to buy things unobtainable in Hebron. There were stores where people didn't call us by our first names!! Unimaginable!!

I bet you call that nearby town "Nerk", like I still find myself doing.

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Old 07 July 2007, 06:16 PM
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I grew up a few miles from two lakes I suspect are on the ODNR list (I can't open it, no Acrobat): Twin Lakes, in Portage County, northeastern Ohio.
BTW, Lainie, East Twin Lake is natural and 67 acres. West Twin Lake is natural and is 91 acres.

But I bet you didn't know they were originally triplettes, but "Ordinary Lake in the Middle of two gorgeous Lakes" ran away to join the circus. She got some tattoos and then married the elephant trainer.

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Old 07 July 2007, 06:18 PM
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Ohio Department of Natural Resources list of all natural lakes in Ohio. There are 110 natural lakes in Ohio with an area larger than five acres.

I personally grew up on the shores of a fake Ohio lake. You can only tell the difference because of the plastic surgery scars and the puckering of the shoreline.



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caution when clicking second link. Bad music.
Tell the clicking of mouse
Let me go home
Let me go home
I wanna go home
My ears are swollen
I wanna go home
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Old 07 July 2007, 06:26 PM
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Tell the clicking of mouse
Let me go home
Let me go home
I wanna go home
My ears are swollen
I wanna go home

I warned you guys!! But nooooo.... you walk right down into the darkened corridor of the internet. "Hey, let's split up -- you go check out the attic and I'll head to the basement." You just had to find out about the fake lake with the semi-famous in the 1940s amusement park, enough that you ignore the warning.

I wash my hands of you! Fie, I say, FIE!

It's not my fault that the best page about the lake had that music....



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Old 09 July 2007, 09:27 PM
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IIt's not my fault that the best page about the lake had that music....

Perhaps those sounds were heard eminating from the waters of the lake while the Amusement Park was in operation.
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Old 09 July 2007, 10:43 PM
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Ohio kicks West Virgina's but when it comes to natural lakes. WV has just one, and I only recently found out that it is officially a lake.
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Old 27 July 2007, 11:44 AM
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Ohio kicks West Virgina's but when it comes to natural lakes. WV has just one, and I only recently found out that it is officially a lake.
What officially makes something a lake rather than a large pond?
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Old 27 July 2007, 12:00 PM
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What officially makes something a lake rather than a large pond?

A pond is typically man-made. There are artificial lakes and the difference between these and ponds is subjective, but for all intents and purposes, and like so much in life, it comes down to size.
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Old 27 July 2007, 02:09 PM
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I bet you call that nearby town "Nerk", like I still find myself doing.

Morning

How else would it be pronounced?
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