Re: Redneck Pride

Date: Sat Apr 22 2000 - 12:57:37 MDT

In a message dated 4/22/2000 11:11:35 AM Pacific Daylight Time, writes:

> "1. Used as a disparaging term for a member of the white rural laboring
> > class, especially in the southern United States. 2. One who is regarded
> as
> > having a provincial, conservative, often bigoted sociopolitical
> >
> > I think your definition is *way* on the broad side.
> Broad interpretation of No. 1, while the second shows that Nadia's
> definition was also overly broad, rather than 'often bigoted', she says
> 'blatant racism and violent behavior against gays and hip

Youi missed the point, mike,
the key word is not "often", it's REGARDED AS.. if you really aren't a
bigot, then you shouldn't be giving everyone that impression - yu hva eno
right calling yourself a redneck!!!
If the shoe fits, and you're a redneck, then wear it proud... otherwise quit
being wishy washy

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