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Thanks, Dallas: 10 Amazing Things That Got Their Start in the Big D

Next time you use an ATM or a calculator, be sure to thank Dallas, Texas, for its ingenuity. Folks from Dallas have a lot going on under that big hair and it’s been that way for a while. A stroll through Dallas history reveals fun foodie innovations that made their debut at the State Fair of Texas, born in Dallas in 1886. Case in point: snow cones and corndogs. What would a state fair be without those? And they are just what you need to refuel after a game of laser tag, also invented here. Check out more unsung Dallas facts.


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