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Old Posted Sep 14, 2019, 12:13 AM
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Originally Posted by pj3000 View Post
Dallas technically is on water... the Trinity River, which was an early transportation route, but is generally what we would call a “creek” around here.

But Texas calls pretty much everything a “river”, even if it’s basically a drainage ditch. ‘Cause everything is big in Texas... except peen size it seems.
Yes, and Atlanta has the Chattahoochee River flowing through it, but the river is not how and why Atlanta grew and prospered. The "inland" moniker refers to not coastal or on a Great Lake. Houston is not included because it's a Gulf of Mexico port.
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