The Wonder State


The Wonder State
«штат чудес». Решением сената штат Арканзас получил это название в 1923 г. явно в рекламных целях. Как и его официальное прозвище the Land of Opportunity — «страна возможностей», оно призвано прикрыть собой неприглядную картину хронической безработицы и экономического упадка этого одного из самых отсталых штатов США.

Америка через американизмы. — М.: «Высшая школа». . 1982.

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