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Do you know your suburb's motto? Here's a hint: It's boring and probably also could be the motto of the community next door. Unless you happen to live in the "City of Destiny." Town mottos are like nicknames in that the best ones, such as “City of Big Shoulders” for Chicago, are bestowed by others and not self-proclaimed, such as “Urbus en Horto” (“City in a Garden”) for Chicago.