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How to insult someone from (name of state here)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by micropolitan guy, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Not to break up the harmony here, but ...

    I've heard Coloradans derided as "Greenies," Californians as "Californicators", Iowans as "Idiots Out Running Around" and those from Illinois called "FIBs" and FISHTABs", but how about some others? "Chowderheads?"

    Not just generic insults like hick, redneck, cracker, hillbilly, etc., but state-specific. "Chedderheads" or "Cheesheads" for those from Wisconsin are more a complimentary term, no?
  2. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Jewish humor: People from Michigan are Michiganers.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Catholic response: I don't get it.
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Not the name of a state, obviously, but some of us call people from Baltimore Baltimorons.
  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    I don't get it.
  6. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Meshugana is a yiddish word for someone who takes a vow of celibacy.
  7. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    But that's not how Michigan is spelled.
  8. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    F ***ing
    I llinois
    B astards

    F ***king
    I llinois
    S ***heads
    T owing
    B oat
  9. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    When I first moved to Connecticut I noted constant references to Massachusetts drivers as Massholes.
  10. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Yankee is a term of derision down here in the Deep South. And a versatile one, at that.
  11. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    I thought you finished the Hooked on Phonics videos.
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    It's on the shelf, right under the Baltimore Catechism...
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