10 Texan Translations of Common Sayings

Most people grew up hearing similar proverbs parroted by relatives, teachers and neighbors, and there are some common ones that pretty much everyone knows. But if you didn’t grow up in Texas, you may not have realized we tend to put our own twist on those long-favored words of wisdom.

If you’ve never been told you’re riding a gravy train with biscuit wheels, and haven’t heard that you shouldn’t squat with your spurs on, you may not have had the privilege of growing up in the Lone Star state. So for those who may not have heard them, here are 10 Texan translations of common sayings.

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10 Texan Translations of Common Sayings