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This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Don't Mess With Texas


Some time ago I did a post (click here) on how Buzzy organized his Adopt a Road crew to pickup litter from the Ridge  intersection down to the Scotland Post Office.  I thought of that again the other day when I learned that the phrase Don't Mess With Texas originated as an anti-littering campaign.  From the Don't Mess With Texas official website (http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/ here is the story of how it began:

The Texas folks employed singers and celebrities to help publicize the campaign.   Since it is Twofer Tuesday I selected these two samples for you:

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