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    Talking State Mottos

    This is pretty funny...

    Alabama : Hell Yes, We Have Electricity
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    Alaska : 11,623 Eskimos Can't Be Wrong!
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    Arizona : But It's A Dry Heat
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    Arkansas: Literacy Ain't Everything
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    California : By 30, Our Women Have More Plastic Than
    Your Honda
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    Colorado : If You Don't Ski, Don't Bother
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    Connecticut : Like Massachusetts, Only The Kennedy's
    Don't Own It yet
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    Delaware : We Really Do Like The Chemicals In Our
    Water
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    Florida : Ask Us About Our Grandkids
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    Georgia : We Put The "Fun" In Fundamentalist Extremism
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    Hawaii : Haka Tiki Mou Sha'ami Leeki Toru
    (Death To Mainland Scum, Leave Your Money)
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    Idaho : More Than Just Potatoes...Well, Okay, We're
    Not,
    But The Potatoes Sure Are Real Good
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    Illinois : Please Don't Pronounce the "S"
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    Indiana : 2 Billion Years Tidal Wave Free
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    Iowa : We Do Amazing Things With Corn
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    Kansas : First Of The Rectangle States
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    Kentucky : Five Million People; Fifteen Last Names
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    Louisiana: We're Not ALL Drunk Cajun Wackos, But
    That's Our Tourism Campaign
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    Maine: We're Really Cold, But We Have Cheap Lobster
    (cheap???)
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    Maryland : If You Can Dream It, We Can Tax It
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    Massachusetts : Our Taxes Are Lower Than Sweden's (For
    Most Tax Brackets)
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    Michigan : First Line Of Defense From The Canadians
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    Minnesota : 10,000 Lakes...And 10,000,000,000,000
    Mosquitoes
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    Mississippi : Come And Feel Better About Your Own
    State
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    Missouri : Your Federal Flood Relief Tax Dollars At
    Work
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    Montana : Land Of The Big Sky, The Unabomber,
    Right-wing Crazies, and Very Little Else
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    Nebraska : Ask About Our State Motto Contest
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    Nevada : Hookers and Poker!
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    New Hampshire : Go Away And Leave Us Alone
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    New Jersey : You Want A ##$%##! Motto? I Got Yer
    ##$%##! Motto Right here!
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    New Mexico : Lizards Make Excellent Pets
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    New York : You Have The Right To Remain Silent, You
    Have The Right To An Attorney...
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    North Carolina : Tobacco Is A Vegetable
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    North Dakota : We Really Are One Of The 50 States!
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    Ohio: At Least We're Not Michigan
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    Oklahoma : Like The Play, Only No Singing
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    Oregon : Spotted Owl...It's What's For Dinner
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    Pennsylvania : Cook With Coal
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    Rhode Island: We're Not REALLY An Island
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    South Carolina : Remember The Civil War? We Didn't
    Actually Surrender
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    South Dakota : Closer Than North Dakota
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    Tennessee : The Educashun State
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    Texas : Sí, Hablo Ingles
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    Utah : Our Jesus Is Better Than Your Jesus
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    Vermont : Yep
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    Virginia : Who Says Government Stiffs And Slackjaw
    Yokels Don't Mix?
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    Washington : We have more rain than you do
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    Washington, D.C. : Wanna Be Mayor?
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    West Virginia : One Big Happy Family...Really!
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    Wisconsin : Come Cut The Cheese
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    Wyoming : Where Men Are Men...And The Sheep Run Scared
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    New Jersey: "Welcome to New Jersey-Now Go Home!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    New Jersey: "Welcome to New Jersey-Now Go Home!"
    or

    What Exit?
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    Mississippi : Come And Feel Better About Your Own
    State
    Awwww man....That's just not right!

    Funny as heck, but still....that's just not right!
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    New Jersey - The state that is free to get into but you have to pay to leave!

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    Massachusetts...Home of the biggest, most expensive hole in the ground
    The comments made by me are my opinions only, not of the Fire and EMS services I am affiliated with.

    I have lost my mind..has anyone seen it? it's not worth much..but it's mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler101
    New Jersey - The state that is free to get into but you have to pay to leave!
    Just for the record, when you pay to leave, you are paying NY or PA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeuitEFDems
    Massachusetts...Home of the biggest, most expensive hole in the ground
    I had to read that one twice. For a minute, I thought you were talking about Ted Kennedy. Then I realized you were only talking about a "hole", not an "%&*hole".

    My bad.

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    South Carolina : Latin for "Backwards" as seen on some website.
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    New York : You Have The Right To Remain Silent, You
    Have The Right To An Attorney...

    How you doooooing?

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    " How you doooooing? "

    RoughRider,

    There is no "g" on the end of doing in New York.
    It's like: Sleepin with da fishes.

    Stay Safe
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    New York: Welcome to New York, Toll Booth 1/2 Mile!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tyler101
    New Jersey - The state that is free to get into but you have to pay to leave!
    At least you can get in for free. Illinois makes you pay to get in, and then about every 300 feet after that till ya get out (finally) and ou end up a few pounds lighter in the wallet! Oh wait, that was Chicago
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    Quote Originally Posted by XCAPT1
    " How you doooooing? "

    RoughRider,

    There is no "g" on the end of doing in New York.
    It's like: Sleepin with da fishes.

    Stay Safe
    You're right!!!

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    As Captain Tenneal says on MXC,"As usual,you're wrong."We have 17 last names in Kentucky.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    I had to read that one twice. For a minute, I thought you were talking about Ted Kennedy. Then I realized you were only talking about a "hole", not an "%&*hole".

    My bad.
    LOL...That's great!!! I think I've found my new best freind!

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    Awwww man....That's just not right!

    Funny as heck, but still....that's just not right!
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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7
    At least you can get in for free. Illinois makes you pay to get in, and then about every 300 feet after that till ya get out (finally) and ou end up a few pounds lighter in the wallet! Oh wait, that was Chicago
    And thats just the toll booths....after you get by them you still have to face the Illinois State Police with ther hand out. They are writing tickets right and left for obscure bull crap laws just to generate revenue.

    ISP no longer stands for protect and serve....just another form of generating revenue!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sbfdco1
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    Quote Originally Posted by 80FIRE
    And thats just the toll booths....after you get by them you still have to face the Illinois State Police with ther hand out. They are writing tickets right and left for obscure bull crap laws just to generate revenue.

    ISP no longer stands for protect and serve....just another form of generating revenue!
    Let me guess, Les. One of the unfortunates nailed by Barney Fife lately on IL 61, with a ticket stub resembling a small book?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeorgeWendtCFI
    I had to read that one twice. For a minute, I thought you were talking about Ted Kennedy. Then I realized you were only talking about a "hole", not an "%&*hole".

    My bad.

    LOL. That"s too good George.

    When we were kids and the tourist would come to Maine in the spring, we used to put a sign at the south end of town that said " Save Gas Stay In Mass."

    That thing stayed there all summer one year.

    No offense meant to Mass bros and sisters.
    There goes the neighborhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rossco
    LOL. That"s too good George.

    When we were kids and the tourist would come to Maine in the spring, we used to put a sign at the south end of town that said " Save Gas Stay In Mass."

    That thing stayed there all summer one year.

    No offense meant to Mass bros and sisters.
    Thanks Rossco, not only have they stayed, they took over
    I still haven't figured out what makes the Berkshires so "touristy" anyway....I've lived here all my life and want to get out as fast as I can
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    Quote Originally Posted by doughesson
    As Captain Tenneal says on MXC,"As usual,you're wrong."We have 17 last names in Kentucky.
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    Right you are, Ken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MalahatTwo7
    At least you can get in for free. Illinois makes you pay to get in, and then about every 300 feet after that till ya get out (finally) and ou end up a few pounds lighter in the wallet! Oh wait, that was Chicago
    Unfortunately this is way to true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbfdco1
    This is pretty funny...

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    Texas : Sí, Hablo Ingles
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    Translates to :Yes, I Speak Groins

    Should be: We speek english which translatates to:
    nosotros LOS hable inglés
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