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From "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoli...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [CLEANCOON] Let's clean Cocoon and modularize it (was: Cocoon Organization (Cocoon plugins))
Date Mon, 05 Aug 2002 16:32:57 GMT
That being said...  I  grew up in "the south" and would not have thought 
of this meaning in this context.

-Andy

Berin Loritsch wrote:

>>From: Ugo Cei [mailto:u.cei@cbim.it] 
>>
>>Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>
>><snip/>
>>
>>http://www.dictionary.com/search?q=coon
>>
>>    2.  Offensive Slang. Used as a disparaging term for a 
>>Black person.
>>
>>Quindi qualcuno potrebbe interpretare CLEANCOON come 
>>"negraccio pulito" ;-).
>>    
>>
>
>
>My wife, who happens to be black, has a great retort for someone
>using the term "Coon" (usually by a group of people known as
>"Red Necks" an equally derogatory term).  BTW, for those not
>familiar with the American stereotypes, the "Red Neck" is accused
>of the following:
>
>* Intensive inbreeding (living up in those isolated mountains)
>* Not too bright or hiegenic ("I done had my bath last May!")
>* Loving guns
>* Hating people with darker hues of skin tone, or essentially any
>  other minority group.
>* Drive pickups with gun racks in the back
>
>
>One of these characters pulled up next to my wife when she was
>in college, calling her a "'Coon" (short for Racoon because of the
>black eyes).  Her response?  "Oh, please.  You couldn't even spell
>Coon."  He had no response.
>
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