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The true meaning of this phrase: It's an ANTI-LITTERING ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN started by the Texas Department of Transportation! See www (dot) dontmesswithtexas (dot) org.
It's an anti-littering campaign that has helped remove trash from Texas roadways by reminding people to clean up after themselves, so don't mess with Texas or you'll get a huge fine!
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Treating every relationship like it’s your last and getting super serious with someone you just started dating.
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It actually is a phrase that means the same as "Give A Hoot, Don't Pollute". It is on "Do not litter" signs in the state of Texas.
Man reading sign: Don't mess with Texas.
Other guy: What the fuck does that mean?
Man: I'm not sure, but I don't think we should be throwing these dead bodies here by the look of this sign. It says littering is a $500 fine.
Other guy: Shit.
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A phrase in which "big men" from Texas (see George W. Bush) will use in defense of their state.

Little do they know that it was a slogan coined in the 1960s by Ladybird Johnson in a highway beautificatoin campaign. So when you hear some macho cowboy say this, what they mean is "Please dont litter in my state."
I'll mess with Texas all I want! I just won't defenestrate my garbage.
by JakeStar April 21, 2005
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Something that a typical Texan will say...anyone "messing" with Texas is an impossibality because states are not allowed to have conflicts with other states let alone foreign dumbshits
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