Rejected State Mottos
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 96 12:39:45 -0700
Subject: Rejected State Mottos
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ALABAMA: Literacy Ain't Everything
ARIZONA: Winter home to 150,000 snowbirds.
ARKANSAS: At Least We're not Oklahoma
CALIFORNIA: Nobody's actually from here.
COLORADO: Too wimpy to cross the mountains so we stopped here.
FLORIDA: Elephant Graveyard; where old Republicans go to die.
FLORIDA: The Gunshine State
IDAHO: Nothing here.
ILLINOIS: Gateway to Iowa
KANSAS: Hayfever capital of the Midwest.
KENTUCKY: Tobacco is a Vegetable
LOUISIANA: Cancer Alley's just a name, and names will never hurt you.
MAINE: For Sale
MICHIGAN: Land of the free, home of the Buick.
MINNESOTA: Not Sweden, but we try to act like it.
MISSOURI: Gateway to Kansas.
MONTANA: Land of the Big Sky, and Very Little Else
NEBRASKA: More corn than Kansas.
NEVADA: More Weirdos than Alaska (Warmer Too).
NEW JERSEY: You Have the Right to Remain Silent,
You Have the Right to an Attorney ...
NEW MEXICO: Lizards Make Excellent Pets
NORTH CAROLINA: Five Million People; Fifteen Last Names
OHIO: Don't Judge us by Cleveland
OREGON: As pretty as California but not as weird.
PENNSYLVANIA: Cook with Coal
SOUTH DAKOTA: Closer than North Dakota
TENNESSEE: The Educashun State
TEXAS: Si Hablo Ingles
UTAH: Our Jesus is Better than Your Jesus
WISCONSIN: Land of funny accents.
© 1996 Peter Langston