Keith R.A. DeCandido (kradical) wrote,
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Schott's Miscellany 12 June 2009

O.J. Simpson's ex-wife and her friend Ronald Goldman were murdered outside her Los Angeles home (1994)


U.S. STATE NICKNAMES & MOTTOES #4

StateState nicknameState motto
RHODE ISLANDOcean StateHope
SOUTH CAROLINAPalmetto StateAnimis opibusque parati [prepared in mind and resources]; Dum spiro spero [while I breathe, I hope]
SOUTH DAKOTAMount Rushmore State; Coyote StateUnder God, the people rule
TENNESSEEVolunteer StateAgriculture and Commerce
TEXASLone Star StateFriendship
UTAHBeehive StateIndustry
VERMONTGreen Mountain StateFreedom and Unity
VIRGINIAOld Dominion; Mother of PresidentsSic semper tyrannis [thus always to tyrants]
WASHINGTONEvergreen StateAl-Ki [by and by]
WEST VIRGINIAMountain StateMontani semper liberi [mountaineers are always free]
WISCONSINBadger StateForward
WYOMINGEquality StateEqual rights



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