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Entry from November 04, 2006
“If a man can’t curse his friends, whom can he curse?” (Sam Houston)

"If a man can’t curse his freinds, whom can he curse?” is allegedly a typical Texan sentiment from Sam Houston.


August 1869, Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine, South-Western Slang, pg. 125:
As a specimen of Texas ingenuity, or rather perverseness of imagination, take its code of morals, which is embraced in two saying. The first is, “Revolvers make all men equal;” and the second is the famous utterance of Houston, “If a man can’t curse his friends, whom can he curse?”

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Saturday, November 04, 2006 • Permalink