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Schott's Miscellany 11 June 2009

Buddhist monk Thich Quant Dúc self-immolated in protest at South Vietnam's lack of religious freedom (1963)


U.S. STATE NICKNAMES & MOTTOES #3

StateState nicknameState motto
MONTANATreasure StateOro y plata [gold and silver]
NEBRASKACornhusker StateEquality before the law
NEVADASagebrush State; Silver State; Battle Born StateAll for our country
NEW HAMPSHIREGranite StateLive free or die
NEW JERSEYGarden StateLiberty and prosperity
NEW MEXICOLand of EnchantmentCrescit eundo [it grows as it goes]
NEW YORKEmpire StateExcelsior [ever upward]
NORTH CAROLINATar Heel State; Old North StateEsse quam videri [to be rather than to seem]
NORTH DAKOTAPeace Garden State; Sioux State; Flickertail State; Rough Rider StateLiberty and union, now and forever: one and inseparable
OHIOBuckeye StateWith God all things are possible
OKLAHOMASooner StateLabor omnia vincit [labor conquers all]
OREGONBeaver StateAlis volat propriis [she flies with her own wings]
PENNSYLVANIAKeystone StateVirtue, liberty, and independence



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