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.

Recent entries:
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (12/16)
“Aprons are just adult bibs” (12/16)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (12/16)
Entry forthcoming—B.P. (12/16)
“If the world is getting smaller, why do postal rates keep going up?” (12/16)
More new entries...

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


Entry from December 26, 2011
Llanoan (inhabitant of Llano)

"Llanoan” is the name of an inhabitant of Llano, Texas. The name “Llanoan” (the term most frequently used in The Llano News) has been cited in print since at least 1904.

An inhabitant of Llano has also been called a “Llanoite” (cited in print since at least 1891). Although “Llanoite” is older, “Llanoan” is currently more popular.


Wikipedia: Llano, Texas
Llano ( /ˈlænoʊ/ lan-oh) is a city in Llano County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010, the city population was 3,232. It is the county seat of Llano County.

13 May 1904, Dallas (TX) Morning News, “Llano Iron SHipped to Rusk,” pg. 4, col. 3:
There was no speechmaking, the hour’s drive having consumed the time allotted by the schedule, but it was the intention of the Llanoans to make a formal presentation of their city’s greetings, and the Dallas crowd would have been right there with the goods in response had time permitted.

8 October 1922, Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram, “Hectic Days of Llano Iron Boom in Nineties Recalled,” pg. 5, col. 2:
The Packsaddlers were much-touted sluggers,and the Llanoans were rather shy of them, so that when some of the ranch fans came into town with their strings of ponies, head to tail, to wager on the game they repressed their gambling instincts.

23 May 1948, Abilene (TX) Reporter-News, “House to Have 41 New Faces When 51st Legislature Meets,” pg. 14, col. 6:
LLANOANS IN RACE
Rep. Obie Jones, and John D. Reed of Austin, and Carlos Ashley and Jackson B. Love of Llano will vie for the spot left open by Stanford’s decision to shoot for Congress.

24 May 1950, San Antonio (TX) Express, pg. 3, col. 4:
Memorial Services
Planned by Llanoans

LLANO.—Memorial services will be held at the city cemetery on May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

17 June 1954, Llano (TX) News, pg. 7, col. 5:
Llanoans Return
From Job in Turkey


The Llano News (TX)
History: Getting Ready to Celebrate
by John Hallowell
November 11, 2009
(...)
The continuing drought was very much on Llanoans minds, and on April 29, The Man’s Store announced a contest to guess how much rain would fall in May, with a Panama hat promised to the closest guesser.

The Llano News (TX)
Putnam comes to Llano
By John Hallowell
February 10, 2010
(...)
Putnam reports “tremendous feedback” from Llanoans in the week since the sign appeared, and says the owners of the building have been very helpful

The Llano News (TX)
History
Forty-five years ago

April 14, 2010
(...)
Llanoan Bill Stewart (a 1959 LHS grad) had just received a Master’s in Engineering degree from the University of Texas, and Darrell Staedtler had just come home from Nashville to complete his studies at Southwest State College in San Marcos.

Way Out West Austin
August 12, 2011
Turkey Sausage at Inman’s Kitchen Bar-B-Q
In: Eating
Everyone knows about stopping at Cooper’s Bar-B-Que when driving through Llano. But where do the locals (Llanoans? Llanites?) like to get their ‘cue?

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Monday, December 26, 2011 • Permalink