Quotation by Administration in the State of Miss

First in booze, first in shoes, and last in the American League.
Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Missouri: A Guide to the "Show Me" State (The WPA Guide to Missouri), p. 295, Duell, Sloan and Pearce.

a common early-20th-century witticism about St. Louis, based on the line about George Washington (First in War, First in Peace ...).
Surprise me with a
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