1. We’re indistinguishable from southerners.
Texas is part of the American south; there’s no disputing that. However, to say we’re this homogeneous blob of culture, language, and people is as ridiculous as saying Nigeria is the same as the Congo. There are certain expressions in Texas that would receive a blank stare if you tried to pawn it off on someone in Georgia, and if you compare our BBQ with North Carolina’s there will be war.