Nicknames: America's 50 States (Fourth of Four Parts)
Now, the VOA Special English program, WORDS AND THEIR STORIES.
Today, we finish telling about the interesting nicknames that have been given to the fifty American states.
The state of
The Great Plains state of
The Beehive State of
The eastern state of
Long ago, King Charles the Second of England added the colony's coat of arms to his shield. It joined his other dominions of
And we have saved perhaps the most American nickname for last. The western state of
This VOA Special English program was written by Ted Landphair. I'm Barbara Klein. We hope you enjoyed these programs about states and their nicknames. You can find more WORDS AND THEIR STORIES at voaspecialenglish.com.