Saturday, August 16, 2014
How States Got Their Nicknames series
VOA Learning English: How States Got Their Nicknames series
Buckeyes, Sooners, Quakers, Volunteers and Cowboys
Come to Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wyoming | Words and Their Stories (listen)
The Garden State, the Granite State and the Empire State
Also, the Show Me State, the Land of Enchantment, and even more state nicknames | Words and Their Stories (listen)
The Gem State, the Land of Lincoln and the Crossroads of America...
America's 50 states have some of the most historically interesting nicknames. In this part two of nicknames of the states, you will learn about the Gem state, the Land of Lincoln and more in the Crossroads of America. | Words and Their Stories (listen)
Heart of Dixie, The Last Frontier, The Aloha State and More...
From the "Golden State" of California to the "Sunshine State" of Florida | Words and Their Stories (listen)