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Uppity women

Posted by ESC on June 22, 2006

In Reply to: Uppity women posted by ESC on June 22, 2006

: : Does anyone know where the phrase "uppity women" originated? Thanks!

: Well, the term was originally used in connection with uppity [n-word]s. Black people who weren't subservient.