Mistletoe expressed

News Item: The House adopted a measure Monday that would officially give the state a motto: “Oklahoma — In God We Trust!” HCR 1024, by Rep. Danny Morgan, D-Prague, now goes to the Senate.

Top Ten proposed state mottoes rejected before publication of the House Concurrent Resolution:

  1. “Are we in Texas yet?”
  2. “Try the lamb fries”
  3. “A part-time legislature — and it shows!”
  4. “Wind. Skirts. Do the math.”
  5. “Some of our roads are still free”
  6. “We had blogs before we had indoor plumbing”
  7. “Plains and fancies”
  8. “Even older than New Mexico”
  9. “Fines double in work zones”
  10. “Stay with News 9, we’ll keep you advised”





6 comments

  1. Jeffro »

    29 March 2012 · 1:05 pm

    11. Don’t y’all be puttin’ no corn likker in our gas now, y’hear?

  2. fillyjonk »

    29 March 2012 · 2:51 pm

    I can attest that I’ve altered my clothing plans on numerous days because of #7.

    I was always partial to “Like the movie, just with less singing.”

  3. CGHill »

    29 March 2012 · 5:20 pm

    I find in my stream a tweet appropriate for #7, with the following hashtag: #constructionworkerlinedwalkofshame.

    Explained the shorts under her skirt perfectly well.

  4. Nicole »

    29 March 2012 · 6:30 pm

    2 & 10… so familiar from many years of driving through OK to get to TX… :)

  5. McGehee »

    30 March 2012 · 2:38 pm

    “…you know, the one shaped like a frying pan.”

  6. CGHill »

    30 March 2012 · 3:20 pm

    Hence the, um, handle thereof.

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