Dallas - a.k.a. Big D, D-Town
Did you know that DFW covers more than 26.9 square miles? That's a lot of property.
Here are a few other rad facts about Dallas that you can use to impress your friends and family:
- The Dallas Cowboys were originally known as the Dallas Steers. The name was quickly changed, however, when the team’s general manager decided he didn’t want a castrated mascot.
- The world’s first frozen margarita machine was invented in Dallas 1971 by restaurateur Mariano Martinez.
- The State Fair of Texas has been held in Dallas every year since 1886 with five exceptions. In 1918 the fair was cancelled on account of WWI, and between 1942-1945 due to World War II.