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originally posted by: cavtrooper7
a reply to: Gryphon66
AND your reading comprehension is STILL Prog bias alone and INCAPABLE of deciphering any OTHER tongues at all.
The WORLD isn't from GEORGIA so kindly refrain from ANY group assumptions OUTSIDE of your perceptions as we see here.
originally posted by: Grimpachi
a reply to: Annee
I don't know where you get that from, but really red neck refers to red neck sunburns. Working out in the sun all day and in different fields getting a distinguished red neck from it.
originally posted by: DrStevenBrule
a reply to: Gryphon66
Calling someone a red neck is a racial slur just as the N word is.
It doesn't matter if some glorify it or not.
originally posted by: beeeyotch
Im so NOT a red neck that Im accused of being gay on a daily basis,,yeah he does have lots of red necks and most of them are nice people and now that they have internet they know way more than they did years ago. What the Clintons have supporting them are people who BELEIVE she is something she isn't. We know who Trump is.
Redneck has two general uses:
1. first, as a pejorative used by outsiders, and,
2. second, as a term used by members within that group.
To outsiders, it is generally a term for white people of Southern or Appalachian rural poor backgrounds — or more loosely, rural poor to working-class people of rural extraction. (Appalachia also includes large parts of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and other states.)
In the West Coast, there are regionally specialized versions of the term, namely “Okie” and “Arkie” for poor rural white migrants from respectively Oklahoma and Arkansas, displaced by the Dust bowl (drought conditions and severe land erosion) in the Great Plains and economic conditions across the Southern US into the farming valleys of California.
Within that group, however, it is used to describe the more downscale members. Rednecks span from the poor to the working class.