Yokels (was Re: Singular Pluralities)
|From:||Christopher Wright <faceloran@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, July 28, 2002, 16:38|
John Cowan sekalge:
>I'm from the Piedmont of New Jersey, but then again I don't drive.
>Am I a redneck?
Only if you're a yokel. "Redneck" is a subset of "yokel" involving a)
being domiciled in the Piedmont, b) keeping vehicles on concrete blocks
when they refuse to work, and c) a preference for inbreeding. (b) is
I just have to move to the Appalachians, or western North Carolina....
ObConlang: perhaps all these languages without associated cultures should
get together in the same world. It would offer many opportunities for
borrowing and foreign influence.
"Originality is nothing but judicious imitation." -- Voltaire