The Detroit Free Press has a brief
on a book, href="http://www.amazon.com/Weird-Michigan-Mark-Moran/dp/1402739079/ref=sr_11_1/102-1767958-2700922?ie=UTF8">Wierd
Michigan, by Linda Godfrey. One choice
Bill Jarrett, 81, of Wyoming, a self-described
authority on toilet paper who’s out to solve a great debate: Should the
loose end of a toilet paper roll hang next to the wall or away from it?
Check out his Web site, href="http://thegreatamericantoiletpaperdebate.com/">TheGreatAmericanToiletPaperDebate.com,
how you can get a ballot and a toilet paper magnet for $5.
The author mentions that she used to think that Wisconsin
was the wierdest state. She adds,
“These stories that people are telling one another
around campfires or at parties, these are our local emerging folklore,”
says Godfrey. “It needs to be written down and treasured for future
I’m sure we will treasure this in future generations.