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1001 Greatest Things Ever Said about Texas (1001)

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This assortment of 1,001 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.

“It was part of the Texas ritual. Were rich as son-of-a-bitch stew but look how homely we are, just as plain-folksy as Grandpappy back in 1836. We know about champagne and caviar but we talk hog and hominy.”

—Edna Ferber

“I am delighted to be here with you this evening because after listening to George Bush all these years, I figured you needed to hear what a real Texas accent sounds like.”

—Ann Richards

“It has been said that Texas is a place where they barbecue everything except ice cream.”

—Rosemary Kent

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Donna Ingham is a humorist, folklorist, and Texas taleteller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592289981
Author:
Ingham, Donna
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Reference-Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
1001
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.88 x 5.88 x 1.06 in

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History and Social Science » Americana » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Travel » North America » United States » General

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
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