Archive for February 11, 2009

Every state in the U.S. has its own specific symbols: flag; state flower; state animal; nickname and motto.

Illinois’ official nickname is The Prairie State (and unofficially, The Land of Lincoln); California is known as The Golden State; Florida, The Sunshine State; Kansas, The Sunflower State; Georgia, The Peach State.

Texas is known as The Lone Star State. Its motto: Friendship.   (more…)