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Re: Implications of term

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 18, 2001

In Reply to: Re: Implications of term posted by Kory on May 18, 2001

: : : Now I realize that "white trash" refers to poor U.S. Southerners with Caucasian complexion. But what does the term imply in terms of habits of life, social relations, ethics and such? Thanks for the help.

: : Think Bundy as in "Married with Children".

: Insensitive? Superficial? Wanna-be self-indulgent? Lascivious? Confused? Am I on the right track?

Your phrase is really a stereotype. Classism is something to which I do not subscribe. But the phrase does exist.
Below is a link to a tongue-in-cheek test to see if someone qualifies as being considered "white trash".

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