Wednesday, July 27, 2011

State Page: Idunno

State Nickname(s)
The Potato State

State Motto
Esto perpetual (Eat your potatoes.)

State Capital

Jul 3, 1980 (334th)

State Bird
Mountainous Bluebard (Noisiest Azureus)

State Flower

State Tree
Pine Box (U. Bury'em)

State Color(s)

State Mineral/Rocks
Stargernet (lumpo gules)

State Slogan(s)
Holy Potatoes, Batman!

State Song(s)
Oh, Look - It's ... Idaho. Sigh.

Other Notable Symbols
Fish: Cut Your Throatrout
Fruit: Huckleberry Hound
Vegetable: Endive

Famous People
Ernest Hemingway killed himself in a cabin just outside Twin Peaks, Idaho. On some quiet nights, you can still hear the wailing of Bigfoot, as he mourns this loss to the field of literature.

Famous Landmarks
Twenty years ago hot lava hardened into the strange shapes at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, sponsored by Clearasil®. Today this barren hell-scape resembles the surface of a teen-ager's face.

Interesting Facts
The world's largest potato explosion was in Blackfoot, Idaho. Oh - and we're still not entirely sure who really killed Laura Palmer.

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