A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from February 24, 2007
“Don’t Mess With Texas—We’re Armed”

“Don’t Mess With Texas” is the famous 1986-86 anti-littering campaign. “Don’t mess with Texas—we’re armed” is an unofficial variation (from at least 1997) that has appeared on T-shirts.


Rejected State Mottos
TEXAS: 
Si Hablo Ingles
See, EVERYTHING is bigger in Texas!
Don’t Mess with Texas—We’re Armed

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From:
Date: 1997/04/02
Subject: Recycled Humor #5

> > TEXAS:
> > Don’t Mess with Texas—We’re Armed >

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Saturday, February 24, 2007 • Permalink