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there's a town in texas called "white settlement". is it where a… - don't let the bastards grind you down.
there's a town in texas called "white settlement".

is it where a family named "white" settled down 150 years ago?

nah, it's where a bunch of white people got together 150 years ago and wanted to be differentiated from the darkies.

coming soon, "jap settlement".
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titania82 From: titania82 Date: June 26th, 2006 07:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
When I was first here, there was a vote in the city to try to change the name. The people overwhelmingly voted for the to keep the name.

I just though *ugh, welcome to Texas*
ferricide From: ferricide Date: June 26th, 2006 07:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
i dunno if it's better or worse that they couldn't think of something a little more creative than "white settlement". i mean, it's so obvious, you know to drive the hell around it and not stop, so that's kind of nice.

kynmore From: kynmore Date: June 26th, 2006 08:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
seen the sign when me and B when to Dallas Ft. Worth for sally's wedding a few years back. I was awestruck. Never did i think a town with that name could exsist.
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