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Schott's Miscellany 9 June 2009

Nero, the last of the Julio-Claudian emperors of Rome, committed suicide (68 CE)


U.S. STATE NICKNAMES & MOTTOES #1

StateState nicknameState motto
ALABAMAYellowhammer State; Heart of DixieAudemus jura nostra defendere [we dare defend our rights]
ALASKAThe Last Frontier; Land of the Midnight SunNorth to the Future
ARIZONAGrand Canyon StateDitat Deus [God enriches]
ARKANSASNatural StateRegnat populus [the people rule]
CALIFORNIAGolden StateEureka [I have found it]
COLORADOCentennial StateNil sine Numine [nothing without Providence]
CONNECTICUTConstitution State; Nutmeg StateQui transtulit sustinet [he who transplanted still sustains]
DELAWAREFirst State; Diamond State; Small Wonder; Blue Hen StateLiberty and independence
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIADC; the DistrictJustia omnibus [justice for all]
FLORIDASunshine StateIn God we trust
GEORGIAPeach State; Empire State of the SouthWisdom, Justice, and moderation
HAWAIIAloha StateUa Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono [the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness]
IDAHOGem StateEsto perpetua [it is forever]



The better part of valor is discretion.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
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