America’s Favorite Things

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I’ve wondered what Americans find most worth while when they have free time. I looked over books, food, hobbies, and movies.  Maybe these will give you ideas of what to do the next rainy day or sunny afternoon!

What are America’s favorite books?

A Harris poll that survey 2,500 adults, and the results are below:

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1. The Bible
2. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
3. Lord of the Rings (series), by J.R.R. Tolkien
4. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling
5. The Stand, by Stephen King
6. The Da Vinci Code, by Dan Brown
7. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
8. Angels and Demons, by Dan Brown
9. Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand
10. Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger

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CNN Travel gives America’s Favorite Foods. (Try a new recipe).  Here they are in no particular order:

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  • Key Lime Pie
  • Tater tots
  • Sourdough Bread
  • Cobb Salad
  • Pot Roast
  • Twinkies
  • Jerky
  • Fajitas
  • Banana Split
  • Cornbread
  • Meatloaf
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Potato Chips
  • Baked Beans
  • Popcorn
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Frito Pie
  • Nachos
  • Reuben Sandwich
  • Cheeseburger

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America’s Hobbies –

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* Gardening

* Cooking

* Fishing

* Sewing

* Golf

* Hiking

* Cycling

* Crafts

* Swimming

* Camping

* Bowling

* Dancing

* Billiards

* Painting

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America’s Favorite Movies?

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  • The Godfather
  • Gone With the Wind
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Graduate
  • Shindler’s List
  • Some Like it Hot
  • Star Wars
  • Psycho
  • All About Eve
  • The African Queen
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Chinatown
  • High Noon
  • Annie Hall
  • Amadeus
  • King Kong
  • Jaws
  • Fargo
  • The Deer Hunter
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Blade Runner
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