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"Time is what we want most, but what we use the worst."
~William Penn

Monday, May 02, 2011

Did you know... 5/2/2011

Did You Know...

* Rodeo is the official state sport of Texas, though High School Football is more popular.
* The only place in the world where they make Dr Pepper according to the original formula is in Dublin, Texas. Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885.. There is no period after the Dr in Dr Pepper!
* The Amarillo airport has the 3rd largest runway in the world and is designated as an alternate landing site for the space shuttle.
* Lubbock, Texas is the largest city in the United States that is dry.
* Texas is as large as all of New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois combined!
* Texas was an independent nation from 1836 to 1845.
* The world’s largest collection of beer bottles can be seen at Wurstfest in New Braunfels!!

Todays Trivia Question : 

Texas has 90 mountains a mile or more high!
What is Texas' highest mountain peak?

Answer : Guadalupe Peak in West Texas at 8,751 feet is the tallest.

posted by Theo 5/2/2011

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