Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
Keith R.A. DeCandido
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Schott's Miscellany 23 May 2009

Mickey Mouse spoke for the first time in the cartoon Karnival Kid (1929)


19TH-CENTURY STATE RESIDENT NICKNAMES

Alabama: lizards
Connecticut: wooden nutmegs
Delaware: muskrats
Florida: fly-up-the-creeks
Georgia: buzzards
Illinois: suckers
Indiana: hoosiers
Iowa: hawkeyes
Kentucky: corn crackers
Louisiana: creoles
Maine: foxes
Maryland: claw thumpers
Massachusetts: bay staters
Michigan: wolverines
Mississippi: tadpoles
Missouri: pukes
New Hampshire: granite boys
New Jersey: clam catchers
New York: knickerbockers
North Carolina: tar boilers
Ohio: buckeyes
Oregon: hard cases
Pennsylvania: logher heads
Rhode Island: gun flints
South Carolina: weasels
Vermont: Green Mountain boys
Virginia: beagles
Wisconsin: badgers


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