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Do you know your State's motto?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mike N, May 20, 2005.


  1. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    Disclaimer.....I didn't write there....just passing along some humor.


    Alabama
    Hell Yes, We Have Electricity.

    Alaska
    11,623 Eskimos Can't Be Wrong!

    Arizona
    But It's A Dry Heat.

    Arkansas
    Literacy Ain't Everything.

    California
    By 30, Our Women Have More Plastic Than Your Honda.

    Colorado
    If You Don't Ski, Don't Bother.

    Connecticut
    Like Massachusetts,
    Only The Kennedys Don't Own It Yet.

    Delaware
    We Really Do Like The Chemicals In Our Water.

    Florida
    Ask Us About Our Grandkids, and Home Of The Early Bird Special

    Georgia
    We Put The Fun In Fundamentalist Extremism.

    Hawaii
    Haka Tiki Mou Sha'ami Leeki Toru
    (Death to Mainland Scum, Leave Your Money)

    Idaho
    More than Just Potatoes...
    Well, Okay, We're Not, But The Potatoes Sure Are Real Good

    Illinois
    Please, Don't Pronounce the "S"

    Indiana
    2 Billion Years Tidal Wave Free

    Iowa
    We Do Amazing Things with Corn

    Kansas
    First Of The Rectangle States

    Kentucky
    Five Million People; Fifteen Last Names

    Louisiana
    We're Not ALL Drunk Cajun Wackos,
    But That's Our Tourism Campaign.

    Maine
    We're Really Cold, But We Have Cheap Lobster

    Maryland
    If You Can Dream It, We Can Tax It

    Massachusetts
    Our Taxes Are Lower Than Sweden's


    Michigan
    First Line Of Defense >From The Canadians

    Minnesota
    10,000 Lakes...And 10,000,000,000,000 Mosquitoes

    Mississippi
    Come And Feel Better About Your Own State

    Missouri
    Your Federal Flood Relief Tax Dollars At Work

    Montana
    Land Of The Big Sky, The Unabomber, Right-wing Crazies,
    and Very Little Else.

    Nebraska
    Ask About Our State Motto Contest

    Nevada
    Hookers and Poker!

    New Hampshire
    Go Away And Leave Us Alone

    New Jersey
    You Want A ##$%##! Motto?
    I Got Yer ##$%##! Motto
    Right here!

    New Mexico
    Lizards Make Excellent Pets

    New York
    You Have The Right To Remain Silent,
    You Have The Right
    To An Attorney...

    North Carolina
    Tobacco Is A Vegetable

    North Dakota
    We Really Are One Of The 50 States!

    Ohio
    At Least We're Not Michigan

    Oklahoma
    Like The Play, But No Singing

    Oregon
    Spotted Owl...It's What's For Dinner

    Pennsylvania
    Cook With Coal

    Rhode Island
    We're Not REALLY An Island

    South Carolina
    Remember The Civil War?
    Well, We Didn't Actually Surrender Yet

    South Dakota
    Closer Than North Dakota

    Tennessee
    The Edyoocashun State

    Texas
    Se Hablo Ingles

    Utah
    Our Jesus Is Better Than Your Jesus

    Vermont
    Ay, Yep

    Virginia
    Who Says Government Stiffs And Slackjaw Yokels Don't Mix?

    Washington
    We have more rain than you do

    West Virginia
    One Big Happy Family...Really!

    Wisconsin
    Come Cut The Cheese!

    Wyoming
    Where Men Are Men... And The Sheep Are Scared

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  2. Ericman197

    Ericman197

    Feb 23, 2004
    Iowa
    What the **** is the New Jersey motto about? (Then again, based on the motto, I suppose my reaction is to be expected)
     
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I really like these.

    California alternate:

    We're not communists. Really.
     
  4. Don't_Fret

    Don't_Fret Justin Schornstein

    Dec 10, 2003
    East Coast, US
    Heh, yup. At least they didn't say anything about our former governor.
     
  5. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    Sir, I take great exception to your version of the Alabama State motto. Everyone knows that it is "Hey y'all, watch this!!" There are still some old text books floating around with the old motto: "Here, hold my beer!!"
     
  6. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    Joplin,Missouri
    I always thought that missouri was were the bible is the law!! :eyebrow:
     
  7. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Hot damn if those aren't 100% on point.

    Alternates for Mississippi:

    Aren't you glad this isn't your state.
    Not otta dun did that.
     
  8. I can't believe two people quoted the entire first post. Don't you people know how to work your internet? RTFM, jeez.

    Anyway, the VA one is good.
     
  9. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    I would've expected the PA motto to have something to do with road construction...
     
  10. Ericman197

    Ericman197

    Feb 23, 2004
    Iowa
    No
     
  11. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Yeah, that general neck o' the woods... Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska... I've heard that people there cross state lines on a regular basis. :D
     
  12. Our state bird is the mosquitoe
     
  13. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
    It's true! We're more of a reverse peninsula.


    Hehe.
     
  14. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Wasn't Missouri the state were it is prohibited to wear baggy pants? :D
     
  15. bassturtle

    bassturtle

    Apr 9, 2004
    I like this better than our real motto which is "Nebraska...the good life." It's like they didn't even try. :meh:
     
  16. eric atkinson

    eric atkinson "Is our children learning "Is our teachers teachin

    Feb 4, 2001
    Joplin,Missouri
    Dont think so. Way to many mechanics and plumbers here that would go to jail if that was the case! But yeah i do remember that story what state was it? I was thinking florida?
     
  17. ArtisFallen

    ArtisFallen

    Jul 21, 2004
    I prefer

    Maine: Cold, but wet
     
  18. Yeah, the MS one is dead on.................I dunno what the state song is, but it should be Mississippi Queen by Mountain.
     
  19. Kentucky made me spit on my monitor.
     
  20. FunkSlap89

    FunkSlap89

    Apr 26, 2005
    Albany, NY
    LMAO, yeah, same here.... that was great... Excellent thread!