Monday, March 26, 2012

Fact of the Day: The Manly State


The State of Illinois is named after the Native America tribe of the same name that was local to the region. In the now-extinct Miami-Illinois language, it's name is believed to mean "man" or "men".

3 comments:

  1. Ha! I'm surprised some type of rights movement hasn't tried to get the named changed by now.

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  2. Beware! the feminists are coming!

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