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The Official Mottos of All 50 States

Thursday, March 13th, 2008
Posted in Education by Joel Gross

The internet can be so educational! I was curious what all 50 state’s individual mottos were (because I LOVE learning) and I went to something called a “search engine” and typed in “What is the official mottos of all 500 states?” Then I realized I’d typed 50 wrong, so I went back and deleted one of the 0′s out of 500 to make 50! I clicked “search” and a bunch of webpage popped up. How exciting!!!! So then I clicked on the first one and saw a man hugging another man naked and got confused because this wasn’t the official mottos of all 50 states. I felt something funny happening in my pants and got scared and hit the back button. The next link down brought me the actual mottos of all 50 states so I was excited and copy and pasted them to my bloggity blog and shared them with you! Enjoy.

1 South Carolina: Remember The Civil War? We Didn’t Actually Surrender
2 Rhode Island: We’re Not REALLY An Island
3 Vermont: Yep
4 Massachusetts: Our Taxes Are Lower Than Sweden’s (For Most Tax Brackets)
5 Florida: Ask Us About Our Grandkids
6 Arizona: But It’s A Dry Heat
7 West Virginia: One Big Happy Family – Really!
8 Connecticut: Like Massachusetts, Only The Kennedys Don’t Own It Yet
9 Nevada: Whores and Poker!
10 New York: You Have The Right To Remain Silent, You Have The Right To An Attorney
11 Utah: Our Jesus Is Better Than Your Jesus
12 Wyoming: Where Men Are Men (And The Sheep Are Scared)
13 California: By 30, Our Women Have More Plastic Than Your Honda
14 Idaho: More Than Just Potatoes. Well Okay, Not Really, But The Potatoes Sure Are Real Good
15 Kentucky: Five Million People; Fifteen Last Names
16 Ohio: Where one of your dad’s friends lives
17 New Hampshire: Just like Old Hampshire, but newer
18 South Dakota: Closer Than North Dakota
19 Wisconsin: Come Smell our Dairy Air
20 Maryland: If You Can Dream It, We Can Tax It
21 Michigan: First Line Of Defense From The Canadians
22 Alaska: 11,623 Eskimos Can’t Be Wrong!
23 Arkansas: Literacy Ain’t Everything
24 Illinois: Please Don’t Pronounce the “S”
25 Washington, D.C.: Wanna Be Mayor?
26 Georgia: We Put The “Fun” In Fundamentalist Extremism
27 Alabama: Yes, We Have Electricity
28 New Hampshire: Go Away And Leave Us Alone
29 Kansas: First Of The Rectangle States
30 Indiana: 2 Billion Years Tidal Wave Free
31 Louisiana: We’re Not ALL Drunk Cajun Wackos, But That’s Our Tourism Campaign
32 North Carolina: Tobacco Is A Vegetable
33 Wisconsin: Come Cut The Cheese
34 Oregon: Spotted Owl – It’s What’s For Dinner
35 Alaska: Jeez, it’s cold.
36 Ohio: At Least We’re Not Michigan
37 Nebraska: Land of Two Seasons – Winter and Construction
38 Texas: Si’ Hablo Ing’les (Yes, I Speak English)
39 Montana: Land Of The Big Sky, The Unabomber, Right-Wing Crazies, And Very Little Else
40 Missouri: Your Federal Flood Relief Tax Dollars At Work
41 Mississippi: Come And Feel Better About Your Own State
42 New Mexico: Lizards Make Excellent Pets
43 North Dakota: We Really Are One Of The 50 States!
44 Hawaii: Haka Tiki Mou Sha’ami Leeki Toru (Death To Mainland Scum, But Leave Your Money)
45 Delaware: We Really Do Like The Chemicals In Our Water
46 New Jersey: You Want A ##$%##! Motto? I Got Yer ##$%##! Motto Right Here!
47 Florida: America’s wang
48 Washington: Help! We’re Overrun By Nerds And Slackers!
49 Vermont: Gettin’ busy with New Hampshire since 1791
50 Nebraska: Ask About Our State Motto Contest
51 Maine: We’re Really Cold, But We Have Cheap Lobster
52 Minnesota: 10,000 Lakes And 10,000,000,000,000 Mosquitoes
53 Oklahoma: Like The Play, Only No Singing
54 Colorado: If You Don’t Ski, Don’t Bother
55 Pennsylvania: Cook With Coal
56 Tennessee: The Educashun State
57 Virginia: Who Says Government Stiffs And Slackjaw Yokels Don’t Mix?
58 Delaware: Everything is smaller here!
59 Iowa: We Do Amazing Things With Corn

HOORAY I feel so edumacated now. Thank you internet!!!! Only… isn’t there 50 in 50 and not 59?? Oh well, i’m not good at math.