show me, I'm from Missouri

I'm from Missouri

I require proof; you'll have to show me. Often used in longer phrases, such as "Show me, I'm from Missouri," or "I'm from Missouri and 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—show me the deed.
See also: Missouri

show me, I'm from Missouri

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