Idaho culture is a lot quirkier and more interesting than most Americans realize. Read on for 11 of Idaho's most surprising facts!

1 || Our swear-jar runneth over. According to Thrillist, the Idaho lexicon is the eighth most profane in America.

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2 || We're a matchmaker's dream. States 101 reports Idaho's gender and men-to-women ratio is 1:1.

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3 || The National Wild and Scenic Rivers System concludes Idaho's more than 170,000 miles of waterway could span the width of the United States an incredible 38 times.

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4 || Idaho FAQ writes the Idaho-Canada border is just 45 miles wide—the second smallest Canada border in the nation. The first smallest? Pennsylvania at 42 miles wide.

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5 || The Idaho Red Light Law permits motorcyclists to pass through a sensor-controlled intersection after one iteration of lights fails to detect their presence. Riders are urged to exercise caution, of course.

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6 || KTVB reports Idahoans rank number one in wine consumption nationwide. Wine and potatoes? Yes, please.

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7 || Boise, Idaho has the fewest number of letters of any state and capitol combo.

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8 || "Other" is Idaho's second largest ethnic population at 7.77%. Don't believe us? Uncle Sam says so. Check out Data USA.

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9 || Interstate Connections and company say we're boring conversationalists. It's said our dialect is "neutral" and our vernacular lacks the quirky zest of a Midwest or East-coast accent. Um, rude, but whatever.

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10 || Of all the state capitol buildings in America, Idaho has the only one heated by geothermal energy. How? Our hot spring bed 3,000 feet below the surface is the heat source.

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11 || Unbeknownst to most, it's possible to sail from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho by the Snake and Columbia Rivers.

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