20 (Suspicious and Somewhat Useless) Facts About Illinois
Unofficial Motto: “Speed limit? What speed limit?"

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1 Official Motto: “State Sovereignty, National Union” Unofficial Motto: “Speed limit? What speed limit?” 2 The Illinois state song is entitled “Illinois,” a long, meandering song whose only word appears to be “Illinois”. Since it was ratified in 1925, no one has ever been able to finish singing it. 3 Metropolis, the home of Superman, really exists in Southern Illinois, …