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Encyclopedia > Babe the Blue Ox

The mythical companion of Paul Bunyan, Babe measured 42 axe handles and a plug of chewing tobacco between his horns. According to tradition, he was found during the winter of the blue snow; his mate was Bessie, the Yaller Cow. Paul and Babe in Bemidji, Minnesota Paul Bunyan is a mythical lumberjack in tall tales. ... Species N. acuminata N. alata N. attenuata N. bigelovil N. clevelandii N. debneyi N. excelsior N. exigua N. forgetiana N. glauca N. glutinosa N. kawakamii N. knightiana N. langsdorffii N. longiflora N. obtusifolia N. otephora N. paniculata N. plumbagifolia N. quadrivalvis N. repanda N. rustica N. × sanderae N. suaveolens N...

Statues of Babe, usually with Bunyan, exist in Bemidji, Minnesota, Brainerd, Minnesota, Del Norte County, California, and in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Bemidji is a city located in Beltrami County, Minnesota. ... The historic Brainerd water tower, the first of its kind, was used from 1922 until 1959. ... Del Norte County is Californias northwesternmost county, located on the Pacific coast south of Oregon. ... Eau Claire is a city located in west-central Wisconsin. ... State nickname: Badger State State motto: Forward Other U.S. States Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Governor Jim Doyle (D) Senators Herb Kohl (D) Russ Feingold (D) Official languages None Area 169,790 km² (23rd)  - Land 140,787 km²  - Water 28,006 km² (17%) Population (2000)  - Population 5,453,896...

See also: Paul Bunyan. Paul and Babe in Bemidji, Minnesota Paul Bunyan is a mythical lumberjack in tall tales. ...

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The Blue Ox Babes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (249 words)
The Blue Ox Babes was a pop group formed in 1981 by former Dexys Midnight Runners guitarist Kevin Archer together with his girlfriend Yasmin Saleh and former Dexy's keyboard player Andy Leek.
Archer was keen to mix the soul sounds of his previous group with folk styles.
By the time The Blue Ox Babes finally released their debut single "There's No Deceiving You" in 1988, the lineup was Archer (guitar and vocals), Saleh (backing vocals), Pete Wain (piano), Nick Smith (saxophone), Ian Pettitt (drums), former Dexy's members Steve 'Brennan' Shaw (fiddle), and Steve Wynne (bass).
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