The big fun in 'Battleship' is that there are no current battleships in the Navy today. The battleships are about 1,000 feet long and they have huge guns. They were what you saw in WWII. The last battleship that was used was the Missouri, which is what the Japanese surrendered to.
— Peter Berg

Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed.
Mike Rounds missouri quote

I began to see during the civil war, in that part of the states of Missouri and Kansas where the doctors were shut out, the children did not die.
— Andrew Taylor Still

These people were well dressed in skins, had some guns, but armed generally with bows and arrows and such other instruments of war as are common among the Indians of the Missouri.
— William Henry Ashley

I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree.
— missouri quotation by Ted Shackelford