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Well, as a Michigander I can post some new slogans...

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Possible New Slogans for Michigan
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1. The one that looks like a mitten
2. Where used cars from Florida bring top dollar.
3. No hurricanes here.
4. The Orange Barrel State. [road construction barrels are everywhere]
5. Stop and see the Giant Man-eating Clam on the trip north. [billboard outside
mackinac -- just before the bridge]
6. So close to Canada you can hardly tell the difference.
7. We know the rules to euchre.
8. Got fudge?
9. Two Mystery Spots. No waiting. [hwy 2 west has a "tourist" attraction]
10. Yes, the Porcupines are real mountains.
11. Soda? We say pop here, buddy.
12. The Midwestern "M" state without a wrestler or governor.
13. No riots since '67.
14. More than just boarded-up auto plants.
15. Casino fever - catch it.
16. Home of Kalkaska dirt, our state soil.
17. Sandy beaches without severe undertow.
18. Happiness is a warm pasty.
19. Imagine an island where horse manure still  litters the streets.
20. Water enough for any drought.
21. Visit Hell
22. Birthplace of Meijer Thrifty Acres.
23. Where Ontario is a shortcut to New York.
24. Just a serial killer away from enacting  capital punishment.
25. Gerald Ford slept here.
26. It's called snow. Get used to it.
27. Where the names of high-toned suburbs needlessly end with "e."
28. Deer processing available here.
29. Not as flat as Indiana.
30. Once a swamp unfit for habitation.
31. Try eating corn flakes without us.
32. Hardly any annoying lizards or poisonous snakes.
33. Big on flannel.
34. It's not the heat. It's the humidity.
35. Smoked fish sold here.
36. Good people with camping trailers.
37. We moved American history to Dearborn.
38. Uncle Ted rules.
39. No toll roads and proud of it.
40. Who you calling a hick?
41. Our biggest bridge makes yours look puny.
42. Nearly went to war with Ohio once and will do it again if they pull
any funny stuff.
43. Land of snow machines and bass boats.
44. #@?@ mosquitoes.
45. We know a place where wooden shoes are always in style.
46. Where lousy teams get new stadiums.
47. Consider Amway.
48. Speed limit back up to 70, so move it.
49. The Red Wings State.
50. Three out of four seasons very pleasant.

And I have to agree with #50, summer isn't all that pleasant!

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51. Where Sunshine once resided...
Ron
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52. Where Ron still does (and #26 will never happen).
Lakewalker
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I love snow.  I can't wait for it to come.  People hate me.
Butterflies_dont_cry
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**hanging head in shame** I've been to the "mystery spot".......lol

The speed limit isn't 85??? ooops  

To tell where you live you hold up your hand, point and say....."right here"


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53. Home of the four seasons:
        Early winter
        Mid-winter
        Late winter
        Next winter

54. Or is that:
        Fall
        Winter
        Spring
        and July?

55. Home of MSU and that "other" school
    (Hey, I live in Lansing, shoot me!!  LOL   )

And what's wrong with snow???  I love it. . . wouldn't be Michigan without it. . .

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