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Oliverson's HCR75 concerning use of the Chilean flag emoji to represent Texas the surprise hit of 85th Tx Lege.

"Take a look at the flag up there. Does your heart swell with pride? You’re not alone. Most Texans feel the same way. The very suggestion that the Texas flag might be messed with is offensive on a fundamental level to people who know that Lone Star doesn’t just refer to a brand of cheap beer. (Want proof? Check out the comments on this post from 2013 a graphic designer who dared to redesign the Texas flag.) Still, that pride doesn’t stop many Texans from making an embarrassing gaffe when texting. Sadly, there is no official Texas flag emoji, presumably because if there were, the other states would get jealous and then we’d have scroll through all of the lesser flag emojis to find Texas’s. However, there is the flag of the Republic of Chile, which bears aesthetic similarities to the flag of Texas."...(click here to read full article in Texas Monthly)

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