April is in Full Bloom!

More "Fun Facts" with Ben & Lara @ WJ&A~THE Credit Authority

How about starting with a little Texas Trivia you can play or Share....

I have the Answers so if you email me back your answers I will tell you if your Right or Wrong; as well as supply you with the correct answers.

Quiz your family....friends....Have FUN with it!

Let's Play!!

1. What is the State Motto?

2. What is the State Bird?

3.What is the State Flower?

4. What is the State Gem?

5.What is the State Stone?

6. What is the State Food?

7. What is the State Animal?

8.What is the State Insect?

9. Which Texas Governor was Born in Connecticut?

10.Which State in the Union has the Highest Number of Pro Sports Teams?

11. How many US Presidents were Born in Texas?

12. What is the State Nickname?

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And Here's Some "Fun Facts" About Texas....

The population of Texas is 26 million, not including the 14 million cattle.

The King Ranch itself near Corpus Christi is larger than the state of Rhode Island, includes 50,000 head of cattle and more than 2,000 miles of fence.

Texas possesses 23,292 farms with 1,000 acres or more for a total of 132 million acres, or 80% of the state land area.

Almost 10% of Texas is covered by forest which includes four national and five state forests.

The Texas summer of 2012 was the hottest June - August period ever in the United States since

records began in 1895.

It is still a hanging offense in Texas to steal cattle or to put graffiti on someone else’s cow. It is also illegal to indecently expose or swear in front of a corpse in Texas. In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose on the beach.

The city of Slaughter, Texas, has never had a homicide.

The largest city in Texas is Houston. It is also the fourth largest city in the United States.

John Wayne and Chuck Norris are honorary Texas Rangers. The Texas Rangers are the oldest law enforcement agency in North America with statewide jurisdiction.

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And Last But Not Least.....

Texas Symbols:

State Bird Mockingbird

State Tree Pecan

State Motto “Friendship”

State Flower Bluebonnet

State Dish Chili

State Grass Sideoats Grama

State Gem Topaz

State Stone Palmwood

State Mammal (large) Texas Longhorn

State Flying Mammal Free-tailed Bat

State Insect Monarch Butterfly

State Fish Guadalupe Bass

State Vegetable Onion

State Fiber Cotton

State Fruit Red Grapefruit

State Stone Petrified Palmwood

State Pepper Jalapeno

State Sport Rodeo

State Shrub Crape Myrtle

State Dance Square Dance

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