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 October 08, 2006
“I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!”

"I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!” is a popular bumper sticker that dates from at least 1994.


T-Shirts N Texas
I Wasn’t Born in Texas
All Texans accept anyone who came to Texas just as fast as they could. Great gift for NEW Texans.

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From:  jstroop
Date:  Thurs, Jun 30 1994 10:38 am

My favorite Texana bumper sticker:

“I wasn’t born in Texas,
but I got here as fast as I could.”

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Sunday, October 08, 2006 • Permalink