Texas has had the flags of 6 different nations to fly over it. They are Spain, France, Mexico, Republic of Texas, the Confederate States and the United States. Texas comes from the Hasinai Indian word "tejas" meaning friends or allies. For the Dr Pepper lovers, Dr Pepper was invented in Waco, TX, in 1885, and the Dublin Dr Pepper still uses pure imperial cane sugar in it's product. There is no period after the Dr in Dr Pepper. Bearwiskers loves Dr Pepper.