Texans love to talk. Specifically we love to talk about these 20 things all the time.

20 – Seceding From The United States


Don’t test us America. We talk about seceding from the Union all the time because we have no problem doing it. We were our own country once, and we’re just reminding you that we could be one again.

19 – How quickly the weather changes


Speaking of how hot it is. Did we mention that the weather here is crazy and changes all the dang time? Well if you didn’t know, we’ll remind you several times in the future.

18 – How excited and surprised we are it is raining


It’s rained so little recently that when it rains it’s all we can talk about. We are literally so surprised that we have to let everyone else know that it is raining, including other people who live close by and are also experiencing the same rain.

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17 – Dr Pepper

Dr. Pepper

Photo by Anyjazz65

We still can’t believe that there are places in this country that don’t serve Dr Pepper.

16 – How weird Austin is


Why ride a bike that is too dang tall to use practically? Because it’s weird and it’s Austin yall. That’s why.


People say Austin is losing its “weird” touch, but in my opinion a guy riding a bike and a g-string is plenty weird.

15 – That if you haven’t seen Friday Night Lights, you HAVE to see it


Via: Chris Piascik


But seriously, Friday Night Lights is awesome. You can’t get much better than a show about high school football in Texas.

14 – How bad the traffic in Austin San Antonio Houston Dallas Fort Worth every city is


We get it. Traffic is bad. Do we need to keep reminding ourselves and everyone else?

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26 Responses

  1. Theresa Igbe

    I love telling people I’m from Texas because everyone I meet in Upstate NY is from Upstate NY. Where’s the diversity people?!

  2. Lee

    They left one HUGE topic out: The Lone Star Showdown. Texas A&M University verses The University of Texas

  3. Rita

    Pretty good list, and it is true, and we are long winded, bless our hearts. Sad but true, that’s us. But you gotta love us!

  4. Gretchen

    Hey, come on, there are more people in Alaska than 4 people. I’m a Texan from birth and I’ll always be but I live in Alaska and love it here. Plus our Mosquitoes could eat Texas ones for breakfast.

  5. DLaRue

    Where is that mural located? There is no period after the “Dr” in Dr Pepper (after 1950’s).
    Dr Pepper Company is the oldest major manufacturer of soft drink concentrates and syrups in the United States. It is America’s unique flavor and was created, manufactured and sold beginning in 1885 in the Central Texas town of Waco.
    CanNOT believe Blue Bell ice cream was not in the top 20. 😉

  6. Kate

    Okay, about the Oklahoma picture. Oklahoma is the best state I know, and Oklahomans would say that Texans suck, well Texas sucks. I am just sayin’. But that was really uncalled for. Even though I know some nice Texans, it is wrong to say something like that. I know I said it back, but I am mad because you said that. It hurt, especially because of what we have to go through in Oklahoma. This is website is COMPLETELY uncalled for. I do not like what you have said, and I hope you will reconsider what you have said and how many feelings you have hurt with this list. It is disgusting, and I do not wish to tell my friends. Goodbye.

    • Becky

      Chill out. Lots of states have their rivalries and for Texas, it happens to be Oklahoma…the whole t.u vs OU thing and all. And what do y’all have to go through in OK that people in other states don’t?

      This was written in good natured fun and if you get your feelings hurt over something like this, I’d hate to see what happens to you when something serious happens. I bet if you searched long enough, you might find someone who is proud enough of Oklahoma to write a similar article. Then again, maybe not.

    • Joan

      Might I suggest that you don’t read this if you ind it offensive. I’m a born and bred Texan, but unfortunately, I’m transplanted in California. You’d be surprised, when Texans and Oklahomans get this far from home … we’re best friends!

    • Bob

      I think you’ve touched on something important. People in OK deserve a little respect for what they have to put up with, that is, living in OK…because it sucks. I would consider living in Louisiana before even thinking of living in Oklahoma. Though it would be “cool” if Texas was larger geographically, I’m glad the northern border lies where it is; we have no use for Oklahoma.

  7. Cyndi

    I only live 30 miles from the Texas line, in nm, I sure wish it was 30 miles on the other side of the line! I hate this state!

  8. Steve

    Minnesota has got us beat on the mosquitos. Went for an afternoon walk outside our hotel in MSP. Walked for about 10 minutes. Kept hearing this roaring noise but couldn’t find it. Finally looked up and there was a black cloud buzzing towards me. Then they hit. I ran back to the hotel swatting with everything I had. Dove in the hotel entrance. Looked at my hands covered in blood. At least a dozen mosquitos each one bigger than a quarter. Looked up and the desk jockey pointed to a small table next to the door. Big cans of mosquito repellent. “Why didn’t you tell me?” Sez “I knew you’d be right back.” Thanks a heap.

  9. Dr. Harrison

    I wasn’t expecting to enjoy this list because usually they are filled with generalizations and/or unfunny stereotypes, but I decided to give it a chance because… Texas.

    I was pleasantly surprised to find such an enjoyable (and ACCURATE) article. Presented cliche things in an entertaining way, and was funny without trying too hard.

    Might I suggest another list, entitled “Things Texans Pride Themselves in but DON’T talk about?”

    Like how eager we are to display our good manners and dispense pleasantries.

    Thank you kindly,
    Dr Harrison

  10. JR

    This is probably the best “Texas List” I’ve ever seen. Thanks for putting it together.

  11. Tyler lee

    I think that picture meant clear eyes,full hearts,can’t loose…come on now yall

  12. Andy

    I’ve never heard people in San Antonio complain about the traffic… Coolest picture of a Whataburger sign I’ve ever seen, though. 😛

  13. JoL

    Clear Eyes
    Full Hearts
    Can’t USE???

    so THAT’s what they’ve been saying this whole time??!??!?! doesn’t make sense…….
    (that’s Texas sarcasm, btw)

  14. Sherry

    Awesome list!! As a homesick Texan living in Chicago, made me laugh…..thanks!!

  15. Kristen

    “Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose”. Not “loose” like in the comment above. Get it right. Otherwise this list is very accurate and I really loved reading it!

  16. Brian Watson

    Alex, you’ve been to Yorkshire so you know we are the same. There’s a saying in England that when you meet a Yorkshireman there’s no need to ask him where he comes from, he will have already told you. So you Texans are not alone in being proud of you heritage, the difference is our is a lot older than yours, you know because you’ve been to York our capital city which is 1,000 years old.

  17. Mike

    You left off football. We talk about football all year long, especially high school football and how Texas high school football is better than any other state’s football.

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