Few People Know The Real Meaning Behind The Phrase “Don’t Mess With Texas”
You’ve probably heard the phrase “Don’t Mess with Texas” countless times, but do you know its true meaning? The story behind this iconic saying is one of many fun facts about Texas that lots of people aren’t aware of. While the slogan is often used as a display of state pride, that actually isn’t its intended purpose.
So, did you know the origin of this iconic phrase? What other fun facts about Texas are most people unaware of? Tell us in the comments! Don’t forget to check out our previous article to learn why the best sight in the entire world is a “Welcome to Texas” road sign.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.