On the Town - Dallas
Everything's Bigger in Texas
40 The number of bronze longhorn cattle in the Pioneer Plaza Cattle Drive, the WORLD'S LARGEST BRONZE MONUMENT.
30,000,000 light bulbs in the WORLD'S LARGEST HDTV VIDEO BOARD at the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium (http://stadium.dallascowboys.com)
3 acres inside Billy Bob's Texas (www.billybobstexas.com), the WORLD'S LARGEST HONKY TONK
GREEN MEANS GO!
This fall, the Dallas Area Rapid Transit's Green line connects Dallas's northwest with the artsy Fair Park and Deep Ellum neighborhoods, making a day at a museum followed by a night in some of the city's best bars easier than ever.
DID YOU KNOW?
The Sanger building in Ft. Worth's Sundance Square (www.sundancesquare.com) - now home to Leddy's Ranch - was the first building west of the Mississippi to feature "manufactured air," otherwise known as air conditioning.
What did you say to me?
hould you be lucky enough to run into a real Texan, you'll want to know what the heck he or she is saying underneath all that drawl.
PHRASE: You're as handy as hip pockets on a hog
WHAT IT MEANS: You're very useful
PHRASE: You'll do to run the river with
WHAT IT MEANS: You're a quality person
PHRASE: You're all hat and no cattle
WHAT IT MEANS: You're all talk
PHRASE: You've got tongue enough for 10 rows of teeth
WHAT IT MEANS: Shut up