Nebraska’s New State Motto

Published 2008-10-10

Just now a coworker and I were discussing Nebraska’s surprising status as a potential swing state in the presidential election. I was trying to describe the cultural dynamic of a state that is “Western” on one half and “Midwestern” on the other (with a little bit of “St. Louis” in the Second District, I guess). Then I realized I had inadvertently coined a new state motto:

Nebraska: where Wyoming meets Iowa.