9781592289981

1001 Greatest Things Ever Said About Texas

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    9781592289981

  • ISBN10:

    1592289983

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-10-01
  • Publisher: Lyons Press
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Summary

Hi, y'all! This assortment of 1001 quotes, inspired by the largest state in the Lower 48, offers up observations from entertainers, politicians, cowboys, columnists, and others with ten-gallon mouths known for spinning tall tales on short notice. In 1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about Texas, Texans and those who love them will be "happy as a hog in slops" with this entertaining volume that celebrates the superlative state.

Author Biography

Donna Ingham is a humorist, folklorist, and Texas taleteller. She lives in Spicewood, Texas.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
I. A State of Mind: Texas, the Place 1(102)
II. Made by "Breath": The People of Texas 103(66)
III. Not Limited by Facts: Texas History and Politics 169(70)
IV. An Army with Banners: Texas Sports and Recreation 239(24)
V. Celebration of Life: The Events and Amusements of Texas 263(10)
VI. Second to None: The Flora and Fauna of Texas 273(16)
VII. Proclaiming Indigenous Dishes: The Food and Drink of Texas 289(16)
VIII. Pieced-Together Portrait: The Music and Art of Texas 305(10)
IX. Bubba's Thesaurus: The Sayings, Lingo, and Superstitions of Texas 315(22)
X. English is Good Enough for Me: Memorable Lines from Famous Texans 337(46)
Selected Bibliography 383(2)
Index 385

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