A “Texas earthworm,” under the theory that “everything’s bigger in Texas,” is a rattlesnake. The name and image of a “Texas earthworm” has been put on T-shirts since at least 2009.
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(this was on a sign that depicted a rattlesnake)
14 October 1954, San Antonio (TX)
Leonard Smith, the retired infantry colonel, passing along a bit of foolishness he received in a note from his wife, Betty, who’s visiting Little Rock. To wit: “Ft. Worth keeps no python. It ain’t no snake a-tall. It’s just a Texas earthworm that’s been taking Hadacol.”
Thread: A REAL SNAKE IN THE GRASS
08-24-2008, 07:03 PM
Texas earthworm and having that snake so far from the guy creates the illusion of a huge snake, it’s not nine feet and a hundred pounds!!! But if ya killit, eat it, rattlesnake is some good eating!! Tastes like RATTLESNAKE!!!!
American Kennel Club, Inc.
Avoiding the Texas Earthworm
In south Texas, it is not uncommon to I see a T-shirt picturing a rattlesnake, coiled to strike, captioned TEXAS EARTHWORM. At first glance one may find it amusing, yet it carries a serious and sometimes deadly message. A member of the pit viper family, there are approximately 30 species and numerous subspecies of the rattlesnake.
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