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Knockin'

Posted by Silver Surfer on October 13, 2002

In Reply to: Knockin' posted by ESC on October 13, 2002

: : : Could someone tell me the origin of [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy] knocking, or of the [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy] chaser> thank you

: : The now considered offensive [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy] is a variation of negro (which some people also find offensive), which means black. [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy] knocking is just alliteration.

: [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy]-knocking is when people in a vehicle stick a board out the window and knock down a black person who is walking along the road. I learned that phrase while reading a biography of Janis Joplin, who grew up in Texas. I guess [word removed in order to comply with Google's Publisher Policy] chasing would be along the same lines. Isn't that god-awful.

Typical Texan behaviour - look at GW's plans for the Middle East.