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People Are Giving Their States 'Honest' Mottos And The Answers Are Hilarious 

Erin Maxwell
Updated February 21, 2020 23.8k votes 3.8k voters 44.7k views 50 items

List Rules Vote up the honest state mottoes that capture their state with painful accuracy.

"Eureka!" "The people rule." "Crossroad of America." "She Flies With Her Own Wings."

State slogans are meant to represent the people of that state, but many will agree that lots of the mottoes need an update. On Reddit, people took to sharing their ideas for new mottos that accurately portray their home state. Needless to say, hilarity ensued. 

From Redditor /u/twitchy_taco:

You can't afford to live here.


From Redditor /u/nt96:

The further north you travel, the more southern we get.


From Redditor /u/NotAVerifiableFact:

If we can't tax it, we are going to make it illegal.


From Redditor /u/hperkins09:

You’ll spend half of your cross country trip driving through here.