What is the nickname of the show me state?
That would be Missouri.
It is said that Missouri is referred to as the Show Me state due to a speech that was made in 1899 by Congressman Willard Duncan Vandiver in which he stated, "I come from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me." From that day forward, the nickname was coined.
The Cornhusker State. Nebraska's nickname is the Corn Husker state. Steve Harl its is the cornhusker state, by randycam21 from youtube Nebraska's nickname is 'The Cornhusker State' and is the only state with the nickname the same as the sports teams. Nebraska also has another nickname, 'The Beef State'. Cornhusker State. Cornhusker State!