The Briary State
State slovenly, national onion
Dec 8, 1313 (11th)
Cardinal Richelieu (clericus regnus badasseus)
Violent (purpure mortis)
Blown Over by the Wind Off The Lake
Land of Lincoln Logs
John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
Come On! Feel the Illinoise!
The Theme from Rawhide
Other Notable Symbols
State Fossil: Telly Monster
Adam Sandler was known for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and his dedication to water purification and poetry. He was born somewhere else. New York, we think.
The Willis Tower in Chicago, which some people still insist on calling the Sears Tower, is one of the tallest buildings in the world. It has 110 stories. This is one of them.
Scarlett O'Hara International Airport is one of the busiest in the world. More than 200,000 airplanes take off and land there every couple of minutes, with very few near-misses and almost no collisions each day.