Inspired by an email I got from a friend (Txs Tammy!) I just jazzied it up a bit, in my own Texas way! *wink*
Armadillos sleep in the middle of the road
with their feet in the air.
There are 5,000 types of snakes on earth and 4,998 live in Texas
There are 10,000 types of spiders. All 10,000
live in Texas , plus a couple no one’s seen before.
If it grows, it sticks; if it crawls, it bites.
‘Twiced’ is a word.
|From: Urban Dictionary Twiced|
buy twiced mugs, tshirts and magnets
Running over something that’s all ready been hit and dead in the road.
“Oh sick, you twiced it!
People actually grow and eat okra
‘Fixinto’ is one word.
|fixinto [From: Urban Dictionary]||
There is no such thing as ‘lunch.’
There is only dinner and then supper.
Iced tea is appropriate for all meals and you
start drinking it when you’re two. We do like a little tea with our sugar!
‘Backwards and forwards’ means I know
everything about you!
Djeet is actually a phrase meaning ‘Did you eat?’
You don’t have to wear a watch because it
doesn’t ma tter what time it is. You work until you’re done
or it’s too dark to see.
You don’t PUSH buttons, you MASH them.
You measure distance in hours. Like its 6 hours from Houston to Dallas .
You’ll probably have to switch from ‘heat’ to
‘A/C’ in the same day.
‘Fix’ is a verb. Example: ‘I’m fixing to go to
You install security lights on your house and
garage and leave both unlocked.
Yes, Friday night high school football games is serious football!
You carry jumper cables in your car . . .
for your OWN car.
There are only four spices: salt, pepper,
Tabasco and ketchup.
The local papers cover national and
international news on one page, but require 6 pages for local gossip and sports.
100 degrees Fahrenheit is ‘a little warm.’
We have four seasons: Almost Summer, Summer,
still Summer and Christmas.
Going to Wal-mart is a favorite past time
known as ‘goin’ to Wally-World.’
A cool snap (below 70 degrees) is good
A carbonated soft drink isn’t a soda, cola or
pop. .. . . it’s a Coke, regardless of brand or flavor. Example:
‘What kind a coke you want?’
Catfish is the other white meat.
We don’t need no stinking driver’s ed . .. .
if our mama says we can drive, we can drive.
And the most important thing we learn growing up in TEXAS is…
IN GOD WE TRUST