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An Arizonan and a Texan were driving through Arizona
Arizona(air-i'-ZON-u')

The State of Arizona comprises the extreme south-western portion of the United States. It is bounded on the north by Utah, on the east by New Mexico, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by California and Nevada.

one afternoon. As they drove down the highway, the Arizonan pointed out the sights.

Pointing out the car window, the Arizonan notes, "Look, over there is a cattle ranch."

"We have cattle ranches that are at least twice that size in Texas," claimed the Texan.

They drove on for another hour, and the Arizonan pointed out an area of cotton fields.

"In Texas, we have cotton fields that are much bigger than that," noted the Texan.

By this time, the Arizonan was starting to get annoyed. Not wanting to be outdone, he continued driving. An hour later, they reached northwestern Arizona
Arizona(air-i'-ZON-u')

The State of Arizona comprises the extreme south-western portion of the United States. It is bounded on the north by Utah, on the east by New Mexico, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by California and Nevada.

. The Texan looks out the window at the Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon(gra'nd KA'N-yu'n)

Located entirely in northern Arizona, the park encompasses 277 miles of the Colorado River and adjacent uplands. One of the most spectacular examples of erosion anywhere in the world, Grand Canyon is unmatched in the incomparable vistas it offers to visitors on the rim.

, points, and asks, "What is that?"

Without missing a beat, the Arizonan replies, "Don't you have irrgation ditches in Texas?"

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