Stuff My Sisters Will Like

To Jenny, Katie and Laura, From Their Brother, Victor

The One-Upping States of America December 15, 2013

Filed under: Economics,Funny,History,Neat,Silly Studies,Stuff — Fr. Victor Feltes @ 8:00 am

Iowa husks more corn than Nebraska, the Cornhusker State.

Nebraska has higher average elevation than West Virginia, the Mountain State.

South Carolina produces more peaches than Georgia, the Peach State.

Georgia produces more honey than Utah, the Beehive State.

Utah has higher marriage and birth rates than Arizona, the Valentine and Baby State.

Arizona has more sunny days than New Mexico, the Land of Sunshine.

New Mexico has more sunshine than Florida, the Sunshine State.

Florida has more rainbows than Hawaii, the Rainbow State.

Hawaii joined the United States after Alaska, the Last Frontier.

Alaska mines more silver than Nevada, the Silver State.

Nevada mines more gold than California, the Golden State.

California produces more milk than Wisconsin, America’s Dairyland.

Wisconsin has more lakes than Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes.


Kansas is called the Sunflower State, but North and South Dakota grow more.

Maryland is called the Monumental State, but more National Monuments are in Virginia.

Connecticut is called the Constitution State, but the Constitution was written in Pennsylvania.

Missouri is called the Show Me State, but there is more religious skepticism in Vermont.

Illinois is called the Land of Lincoln, but that president was born in Kentucky.

Mississippi is called the Birthplace of America’s Music, but Jazz was born in Louisiana.

Georgia is called the Heart of Dixie, but the center of the South is Mississippi.


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