Friday, May 13, 2011

13 Terrific Trivialities about Texas

1. The King Ranch in Texas is bigger than the state of Rhode Island

2. It is illegal to sell ones eye in Texas.

3. In Texas, it is illegal to shoot a Buffalo from the second storey of a hotel.

4. The population of Texas is 24 million, 40 million if you include cattle.

5. Texas contains 7.4% of the USA’s total area.

6. Texas was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845.

7. Caddo Lake is the only natural, non-man made lake in the state.

8. Rodeo is the official sport of Texas.

9. Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885.

10. The hamburger was created in Athens, Texas.

11. The official dish of Texas is Chilli.

12. Texas has approximately 1.2 million illegal immigrants.

13. Texas is pretty cool.