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Leopolds Ghost Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-07-08 04:40 PM
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113. West Virginians who work in the DC area (mostly building trades) like to joke about "Homey"
Edited on Wed May-07-08 04:42 PM by Leopolds Ghost
It is their considered-polite term for black people.

Many of them refuse to live east of the Blue Ridge
even if they have to get up at 3 in the morning.

I have a friend/acquaintance who lives on the Appalachian Trail
and is a pure-d Appalachian-American (his son got an RV when he
was 3 and a Hooter's T-shirt for his 10th birthday signed by the
waitresses -- which he promptly covered with NASCAR stickers.)
he has God Bless Our Troops on the bumper of his contractor vehicle,
etc. But he grew up in the DC area and has black friends in DC.
He would move back to DC area but his wife would never allow it.
Oh yeah and to be vague about it, I don't think he has anything
against people that grow marijuana in their backyard.
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