Red necks

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  1. Iron Eagle

    Iron Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget to wash them down with beer and hard boiled eggs! LOL
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    Iron Eagle Well-Known Member

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    So do I, brother.
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    I'm not a redneck or anything else, other than someone with a wicked/evil sense of humor, therefore I make fun of everybody. There are two ways to say this, the polite way... If you can't take a joke then you are one; and the vulgar way... F you if you can't take a joke.
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    That should be pickled eggs. They give you the most ammo per oz.!
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    The term redneck came from Mingo county W.Va.,miners on strike wore red kerchiefs to tell them apart from the mine owners hired guns.
    And one of the reasons why the army can no longer function on us soil is their machine gunning of women and children while assisting the mine owners.
    Rather loosely applied now days.
    While I moved later in life born n bred in west by god virginia.
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    I've always heard it said that the term came into being in the oilfields of West Texas. It seems that the white man's neck turned red while working in the heat!

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redneck Redneck is a derogatory slang term used in reference to poor, uneducated white farmers, especially from the southern United States. It is similar in meaning to cracker (especially regarding Georgia and Florida), hillbilly (especially regarding Appalachia and the Ozarks), and white trash (but without the last term's suggestions of immorality).

    In recent decades, the term has expanded its meaning to refer to bigoted, loutish reactionaries who are opposed to modern ways, and has often been used to attack Southern conservatives and racists. At the same time, some Southern whites have reclaimed the word, using it with pride and defiance as a self-identifier.

    The term characterized farmers having a red neck caused by sunburn from hours working in the fields. A citation from 1893 provides a definition as "poorer inhabitants of the rural districts...men who work in the field, as a matter of course, generally have their skin stained red and burnt by the sun, and especially is this true of the back of their necks".
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    sounds like u fit the mold for a redneck !! but even i u aint, i agree with your statement.
    and i was born n bred REDNECK,, also get accused of being a terrorist in training cause i got to many weapons in my house, shed, car, and even on the bike, (just believe in being ready 4 whatever) like dirty harry said "go ahead make my day"
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