I'm from Missouri, (and) you'll have to show me

I'm from Missouri, (and) you'll have to show me

I require proof; you'll have to show me. The phrase derives from Missouri's nickname, "The Show Me State." I don't believe a word of what you say. I'm from Missouri, you'll have to show me! A: "I've got $30,000 in the bank that I'm ready to invest." B: "Ha! Well, I'm from Missouri, and you'll have to show me!"
See also: have, show, to
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