We asked readers on Facebook to fill in the blank of this sentence: You might be a Texan if …
You categorize queso as a condiment.
– Jay Phillips
When traveling, you describe distance in time. Instead of saying it’s 300 miles to Dallas, you say it’s about four and a half hours.
– Don Walker
You naturally clap after you hear “The stars at night are big and bright …” Yeah, even if you’re shopping. True story!
– Emily Bush
You get that “y’all” is singular, “all y’all” is plural and “all y’all’s” is plural possessive.
– Jules Lauve
You won’t eat barbecue in California!
– Peggy Bartram
You wear your boots with your shorts.
– Stacey Gottlob
You have raised an animal in FFA.
– Ellen Whaley
Whataburger is the state hamburger.
– Carol Egert Jones
Waving to approaching vehicles. My dad called that the “Code of the West.”
– Mike McAfee
If you have a framed Texas flag hanging up in your living room and it is called decoration.
– Trelle Vernon-Cole Dandridge
You say “yes ma’am or sir,” regardless of the age of the person to whom you are addressing.
– Nancy Schwartz
Love seeing a longhorn in a field of bluebonnets.
– Chriss Sendejas
You use the phrase I’m fixin’ to.
– Denny Norris
You don’t include beans in your chili.
– Jim McCurdy
You celebrate March 2 annually (Texas Independence Day!) with a cold beer or a glass of iced tea.
– Jeff Mixon