A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 19, 2020
“Australians are just British Texans”

Australia has some big cities, but also lots of open spaces—like the state of Texas. Australians are sometimes called “British Texans.”
   
“An observant US buddy nailed our antipodean friends in a pithy bon mot: ‘Australians? They’re British Texans’” was posted on Twitter by David S. Berry on July 8, 2013. “Australians are British Texans” was posted on Twitter by Noah on February 14, 2016.
   
“Australians are just British Texans” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on December 26, 2018. “AUSTRALIANS ARE JUST BRITISH TEXANS” (Shown on a restaurant sign.—ed.) was posted on Twitter by El Arroyo on January 14, 2019.
         
 
Twitter
David S. Berry
@DavidSBerry
Replying to johnmcternan
@johnmcternan @commentisfree An observant US buddy nailed our antipodean friends in a pithy bon mot: “Australians? They’re British Texans”.
1:04 AM · Jul 8, 2013·Twitter for iPhone
   
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Noah
@Dr_Feels98
Australians are British Texans
5:09 PM · Feb 14, 2016·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Brad Stevens
@bradstevens1020
Oklahomans are diet Texans. Alaskans are frozen Texans. Australians are British Texans.
10:03 PM · Apr 11, 2017·Twitter for iPhone
   
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pebble person
@technicolourmom
australians are just british texans
12:20 AM · Nov 21, 2017·Twitter Web App
   
Twitter
вяιттαηу
@brit_lv
I heard someone refer to Australians as “British Texans” and it’s cracking me up
9:15 AM · Nov 23, 2017·Twitter for iPhone
   
Twitter
Ed
@EddieH87
Australians are just British Texans
4:59 PM · Dec 24, 2018·Twitter for Android
   
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nathan ma
@nthnashma
You can tell that this wasn’t made by an American because Kiwis are the British Texans and Australians are actually the British Floridians
6:15 AM · Dec 25, 2018·Twitter Web Client
 
Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/BenneR_26 December 26, 2018
Australians are just British Texans
COMMENTS
dontbemeantosloths
And Queenslanders are Australian Texans
kappaboy212
So they’re British Texan Texans
     
Twitter
Flume
@flumemusic
Australians are British Texans, change my mind
Flume
5:58 PM · Jan 7, 2019·Twitter Web Client
 
Twitter
El Arroyo
@ElArroyo_ATX
Yee-haw mate!  #elarroyosign #elarroyoatx http://bit.ly/2Rr1jvF
AUSTRALIANS ARE JUST BRITISH TEXANS (Shown on a sign.—ed.)
5:02 PM · Jan 14, 2019·IFTTT
 
Reddit—AskReddit
Posted by u/Alfredoxrocks January 23, 2020
Australians are just British Texans, what other types of Texans do you know?
COMMENTS
CREAMY_PRIME
The Scottish are Irish Texans I guess
 
Twitter
𝔻𝕠𝕔_𝕄𝕠𝕦𝕝𝕥𝕠𝕟
@Doc_Moulton
Replying to @DivestTrump
That whole ‘Australia is full of criminals’ thing is like a couple hundred years old, no? 
Anyway Australians are just British Texans.
8:38 PM · Aug 15, 2020·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
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