Rejected State Mottoes 2

Alabama: “At Least We’re not Mississippi”

Alaska: “11,623 Eskimos Can’t be Wrong!”

Arizona: “Dehyd-rific!

Arkansas: “Litterasy Ain’t Everthing”

California: “As Seen on TV”

Colorado: “If You Don’t Ski, Don’t Bother”

Connecticut: “Like Massachusetts, Only Dirtier and With Less Character”

Florida:” Ask Us About Our Grandkids”

Georgia: “We Put the ‘Fun’ in Fundamentalis

Hawaii: “Haka Tiki Mou Sha’ami Leeki Toru” (Death to Mainlanders, But Leave Your Money)

Illinois: “Gateway to Iowa”

Indiana: “2 Billion Years Tidal Wave Free”

Iowa: “Land of James T. Kirk”

Kansas: “First Of The Rectangle States”

Louisiana: “We’re Not All Drunk Cajun Wackos, But That’s Our Tourism Campaign”

Maine: “Cheap Lobster”

Maryland: “A Thinking Man’s Delaware

Massachusetts: “Our Taxes Are Lower Than Sweden’s (For Most Tax Brackets)”

Minnesota: “For Sale”

Mississippi: “Come Feel Better About Your Own State”

Missouri: “Your Federal Flood Relief Tax Dollars at Work”

Montana: “Land of the Big Sky, the Unabomer, and Very Little Else”

Nebraska: “Ask About Our State Motto Contest”

Nevada: “Whores and Poker!”

New Hampshire: “Go Away and Leave Us Alone”

New Mexico: “Lizards Make Excellent Pets”

North Dakota: “Um… We’ve got… Um… Dinosaur Bones? Yeah, Dinosaur Bones!”

Ohio: “Don’t Judge Us by Cleveland”

Oklahoma: “Like the Play…Only No Singing”

Oregon: “Spotted Owl, It’s What’s For Dinner”

South Dakota: “Closer Than North Dakota”

Tennessee: “The Educashun State”

Texas: “Se Hablo Ingles”

Utah: “Our Jesus Is Better Than Your Jesus”

Vermont: “Yep”

Virginia: “Who Says Government Stiffs and Slackjaw Yokels Don’t Mix?”

Washington:“Help! We’re Overrun By Nerds and Slackers!”

Washington, D.C.: “Wanna Be Mayor?”

West Virginia: “One Big Happy Family — Really!”

Wisconsin:“Come Cut Our Cheese”

Wyoming: “Wynot?”