Dr. W. F. Strong, a communications professor at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, brings bits of Texas lore and history for Texans and non-Texans alike.

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10 1/2 Things About The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (10 1/2 Frightening Facts About The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), William F. Strong and Alexandra Seymour

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Alaska (6 Reasons Texas Is Better Than Alaska), William F. Strong

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Bass Boat Heroes (In Praise Of The Bass Boat Heroes), William F. Strong

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Cynthia Ann Parker (Quanah Parker: A Mother’s Day Story), William F. Strong

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Demonyms of Texas (Texas Demonyms: Dallasites, Victorians, and Everything In-Between), William F. Strong

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Driving in Mexico, William F. Strong

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Ghost Children, William F. Strong

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Good Texas Books (Here’s Your Texas Themed Reading List for 2017), William F. Strong

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Grandma (Nonnie Was A Writing Role Model), William F. Strong

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Henrietta King (The Queen of King Ranch), William F. Strong

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Homesick For Texas (Homesick for Texas: Songs & Tributes to the Lone Star State), William F. Strong

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Jack Sorenson (Jack Sorenson’s Paintings Capture the Simple Joy of Christmas), William F. Strong

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Larry McMurtry (McMurtry and Twain), William F. Strong

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Letter from Bush to Clinton (What It Means to Be a Texas Gentleman), William F. Strong

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Lingo For Gringos (Lingo for Gringos: Ten Spanish Words All Anglos Should Know), William F. Strong and Lupita Rodriguez Strong

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Maverick (The Texan origins of the word ‘maverick’), William F. Strong

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Mom (Three Secrets of Life From My 101-Year-Old Mother), William F. Strong

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New Immigrants To Texas (Anglo Settlers Were Texas’ Original Undocumented Immigrants), William F. Strong

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One Texan In A Global Village, William F. Strong

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Oscar Wilde (Oscar Wilde’s Tour of Texas Gives Us Life), William F. Strong

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Pickup Trucks (In the Land of Pickups, Texas is King), William F. Strong

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Pie (Here’s An Apple Pie Recipe For Any Texan Holiday), William F. Strong

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Poems From Texas (Think There’s No Poetry In Texas? Think Again), William F. Strong

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Property In Texas (Real Estate Has Always Been Highly-Prized In Texas. It’s Just The Dollar Values That Have Changed.), William F. Strong

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Quotes (‘You May All Go to Hell’ And 9 More Great Texas Quotes), William F. Strong

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Rainbow Bridge (This Is The Scariest Bridge In Texas), William F. Strong

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Ranchers' Conversation (The Mysterious Texan and the Ranchers’ Convention), William F. Strong

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Sam Walker (Samuel Walker: The Real ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’), William F. Strong

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Short Stories (Three Tales of Texas Pride), William F. Strong

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Songs About Texas Towns (Top Of The Charts: A Look At All The Hit Songs About Texas Towns), William F. Strong

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Southwest Airlines (The Airline That Started With A Cocktail Napkin), William F. Strong

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Stories From Texas Episode 25, Dan Snow, William F. Strong

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Stories From Texas: Student Edition, William F. Strong

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Stories From Texas The Long Form, Episodes 1-25, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 1 - Classic Texas, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 2 - Cowboys and Lawmen, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 4 - Just Passing Through, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 5 - Texas, Legally Speaking, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 6 - Medical Matters, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 7 - Legends, Myths, and Folklore, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 8 - Social Media and Texas, William F. Strong

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Stories from Texas Volume II - Chapter 9 - Texas Geography, William F. Strong

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Texas Diphthong (Trying to Talk Texan? Let Your Words Lean Into Each Other), William F. Strong

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Texas Grammar (We Might Oughtta Praise Texas Grammar), William F. Strong

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Texas Longhorn (Heard The One About The Texas Rancher, His Longhorn And A Federal Agent?), William F. Strong

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Texas Mispronunciation (Listen: 12 More Words Texans Mispronounce), William F. Strong

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Texas Outside of Texas (Texas: The Name Heard ‘Round The World), William F. Strong

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Texas Rancher, New York Banker (The Texas Rancher and the New York Banker), William F. Strong

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Texas Used To Be Bigger (Sure, Texas Is Big – But It Used to Be Even Bigger), William F. Strong

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The Time It Never Rained, William F. Strong

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Tom Landry (The Life of Tom Landry, the Man in the Hat), William F. Strong

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Uncle Dale (That Time Uncle Dale Made Us a Baseball Field), William F. Strong

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Valentine, Texas (The How, Where and Why of Valentine, Texas), William F. Strong

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Van Cliburn (The One Musician To Get A Ticker-Tape Parade Was A Texan), William F. Strong

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Weather In Texas (Texas Weather Is Never Normal), William F. Strong

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Words, They Are A Changin', William F. Strong