By Kristen Lawrence|Updated on August 26, 2021(Originally published August 23, 2021)
Texas staff writer for Only in Your State, blogger for Power of Positivity, and freelance health, wellness, and travel writer. I spend any chance I get traveling, enjoying nature, trying out new recipes, and meditating. I love sharing smiles, good food, and great conversation :)
It’s no surprise that most of the things invented in Texas relate to food in some way, shape, or form, right? As Texans, we love our food, and we aren’t ashamed of that. But, there are still a few other interesting things about Texas in this list that you might not have known. Take a look at this list of fun Texas trivia involving some of the coolest things invented in The Lone Star State. All other states, please hold your applause until the end.
Wouldn’t it be a sad world without Dr. Pepper and fajitas? I think so. What other things invented in Texas can you list that should have been included? Make sure to shout them out in the comments section!
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