Missouri is known as the “Show Me State”. The ‘Show Me State’ expression may have begun in 1899 when Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver stated, “I’m from Missouri and you’ve got to show me.”
Missouri: do I know you?
People in Missouri won’t hesitate to look a stranger directly in the eye, introduce themselves and hold a full-fledged conversation that includes their plans for the day, information about their family members and what they did last weekend, whether you want to hear about it or not. Some may say that they’re over-sharers…