WHAT'S IN THE RACIAL DIS' NAMES LIKE WOPS/SPICKS/MAYATES ?

These concepts are socially constructed and have been given much weight. What are your thoughts?
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Unread post by fistfullofboomstick » September 23rd, 2004, 9:12 pm

nope, but bin called that alot lol

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:13 pm

there is an old old old joke i heard though.

whats the brightest thing an irishman ever said?

*mick* in a hicup voice. (implying that were drunks)

maybe mick was the sound used to describe a hicup. drunks. ?????

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:14 pm

doesnt gringo just mean forigner?

yea its used for whites, but i thought the origin was just a forigner.

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Unread post by babylimpy » September 23rd, 2004, 9:15 pm

lonewolf wrote:Anybody knows where the name GRINGO comes from ?
may be off topic,i'm polish and irish and the word GRINGO IN POLISH MEANS REVENGE(TO GET BACK AT SOME ONE)PROBALLY NOT WHAT YOU LOOKING FOR ,BUT I GAVE IT A SHOT............

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:17 pm

do you know what it means Wolf?

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Unread post by Lonewolf » September 23rd, 2004, 9:20 pm

Everyone wants to be a comedian nowadays LMAO.

The name Gringo was born during the Mexican-American War, during which when General Winfield Scott landed with his Army at the port of Veracruz and marched on to the Mexican Capital, having defeated the regular Mexican Forces, these then turned to guerrilla tacticts in order to slow down the American advance.
The Americans faced rock throwing and name calling by the general population as they marched though towns. Most of the U.S. troops wore GREEN coats, hence the name calling began "GREEN GO HOME".

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:21 pm

nice. thats pretty cool bro.

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Unread post by Lonewolf » September 23rd, 2004, 9:23 pm

I read that in a book too - but don't ask me for a name - can't remeber.

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:23 pm

heres 2 ive never understood.

1. French = Froggies or frogs.

2. British = Limeys WTF does that mean?

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Unread post by babylimpy » September 23rd, 2004, 9:23 pm

WOW NEVER KNEW THAT,

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Unread post by Lonewolf » September 23rd, 2004, 9:25 pm

Catch you foolios later, mommy is calling.

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Unread post by MICK » September 23rd, 2004, 9:26 pm

HAHA. have fun brother. my senorita gets here in 20 minites. lol

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » September 24th, 2004, 1:55 pm

French = frogs
coz we eat frog legs (skinned n fried, tastes just like chicken)

and us Quebecois get called that too by the English of canada coz its just part of our culture too

and we call the English squareheads. ex, here in Montreal theres a spot called Square Victoria and its not becoz the spot's in the shape of a square, its sort of like a diss to queen Victoria of England from back in the days, squarehead + Victoria = Square Victoria.

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Unread post by CHRIS » September 24th, 2004, 5:36 pm

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? YALL ARE FOUL. I WILL BE SURE TO SEND YALL THAT POSSUM IN MY ATTIC

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » September 24th, 2004, 5:59 pm

^^huh?

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Unread post by MICK » September 24th, 2004, 8:11 pm

Capo wrote: here in Montreal theres a spot called Square Victoria and its not becoz the spot's in the shape of a square, its sort of like a diss to queen Victoria of England from back in the days, squarehead + Victoria = Square Victoria.
Thats pretty cool, bro. LOL

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Unread post by BIGG LISTO » September 25th, 2004, 8:48 pm

lonewolf wrote:Everyone wants to be a comedian nowadays LMAO.

The name Gringo was born during the Mexican-American War, during which when General Winfield Scott landed with his Army at the port of Veracruz and marched on to the Mexican Capital, having defeated the regular Mexican Forces, these then turned to guerrilla tacticts in order to slow down the American advance.
The Americans faced rock throwing and name calling by the general population as they marched though towns. Most of the U.S. troops wore GREEN coats, hence the name calling began "GREEN GO HOME".

Trip out homie, my Jefe told me the same thing.

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » October 5th, 2004, 11:58 pm

Here's something else I found on why French = frogs. The one I previously posted was from what I had heard (and its still true we eat em lol) but this is another explanation I tried translating from another website which only applies to Quebec since it isnt linked to France in any way in this explanation.


The origin of this name comes from an old political and linguistic conflict between french canadians and the english canadians. The English Canadians lent the nickname of "Frog" to the French Canadians (who also used the term "French frog"), because this species are subjected to living in the hollows. Such were the maintained thoughts, at the time, by the English Canadians towards the French Canadians. At the beginning of the 20th century, at the time of the period of industrialisation and urbanisation, several country inhabitants of Quebec left their grounds in order to install themselves in the United States and to work in factories for anglophone employers because of a famine that happened here at that time (mentioned here, same thing that happened in Ireland but less catastrophic http://members.tripod.com/gail25/que4.htm ). These employers benefitted from this not very costy 'main-d'oeuvre' to reinflate their trade. Some (employers) even established themselves in Quebec. These English criticized the political and linguistic system French-speaking Inhabitants of Quebec. Consequently, a fight was carried out by the Inhabitants of Quebec to preserve their policy just as their language whose reputation was very negative. Indeed, French inhabitant of Quebec of that time (the joual) was regarded as a symbol of misery and was seen like a defective or retarded way of expressing yourself. The feelings of inferiority, of domination, of incomprehension just as the fear of assimilation dug a large gap between the two people. This national fight gave place to linguistic quarrels during which several launched insults at one another. The French Canadians were called names such as "Frog", "French pea soup", "Pepsi", "White Negro", "Cannuck", "White trash" whereas the English Canadians were called the "Square Heads" and the "Damn English". Today still, the tourists inhabitants of Quebec on the beaches of Florida are called "Frogs" by Floridians. However, since the inhabitants of Quebec have a propensity with humor, they can laugh at this small historical nickname.

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Unread post by prettyboy » October 14th, 2004, 12:12 am

Asians- chinos,
Blacks- Tintos
Mexican- wetbacks, chuntis

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Unread post by Loyalheart » October 15th, 2004, 7:03 pm

Mick is for the irish because of there names like McGrady pronounced MickGrady not to be confused with the scottish way of saying scottish names for example Mc Gregor pronounced Mack

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