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Tyler Durden
01-07-2009, 11:22 AM
Flicking through wiki I stumbled across this

Arkie/Arky (U.S.) A person from Arkansas (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkansas).[1] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-0) Another nonstandard demonym (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demonym) for people from Arkansas is Arkansawyer.[2] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-1) Banana bender (Australia) A person from Queensland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensland) (one who puts the bend in bananas).[3] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-2) Boricua (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boricua) (Latin America, Hispanics in the USA) A person from Puerto Rico (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico). Bluenose (Canada) A person from Nova Scotia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nova_Scotia); from the famous racing schooner Bluenose (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bluenose), or a potato (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato) with a blue protuberance, or 17th century Scots (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland) Presbyterians (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presbyterianism) described as "true blue". Often used proudly. [4] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-3) Bonacker (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonacker) (U.S.) A working class person from the Springs (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springs,_New_York) neighborhood of East Hampton, New York (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Hampton_(town),_New_York); from neighboring Accabonac Harbor. Brummie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brummie) (UK) A person from Birmingham (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham); also the dialect spoken there; from "Brummagem (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brummagem)", an archaic pronunciation of Birmingham. Caliche (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caliche) (Venezuela) A native of Colombia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colombia). Canario (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canario) (Uruguay) A person outside Montevideo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montevideo). Carioca (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carioca) (Brazil) A person from the city of Rio de Janeiro (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_de_Janeiro). Catracho (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catracho) (Central America (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_America)) A person from Honduras (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honduras). Cheesehead (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheesehead) (U.S.) A person from Wisconsin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisconsin), from the many dairy farms and cheese factories there. Chilango (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilango) (Mexico) A person from Mexico City (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico_City). Cohee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuckahoe-Cohee) (U.S.) An independent Scots-Irish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch-Irish_American) small farmer from the Piedmont (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piedmont_(United_States)) or Appalachian Mountains (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appalachian_Mountains) parts of Virginia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia). Croweater (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croweater) (Australia) A person from the state of South Australia. Culchie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culchie) (Ireland) Any Irish person who was raised outside of Dublin Geordie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geordie) (UK) A person from Newcastle upon Tyne (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle_upon_Tyne), and also the dialect spoken there. Inoffensive. Gocho (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gocho&action=edit&redlink=1) (Venezuela) A native of the Andean region. Hoosier (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoosier) (U.S.) A person from Indiana (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana); also the nickname of the athletic teams (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_Hoosiers) at Indiana University (Bloomington) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana_University_(Bloomington)), and frequently used as an adjective for students or fans of that school. Jackeen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackeen) (Ireland) In rural Ireland, a person from Dublin (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin); possibly from Dublin's Unionist (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unionism_(Ireland)) community at the start of the 1900s, or possible a reference to the term Jacobite (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacobitism). Derogatory.[5] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-4) JAFA (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JAFA), jafa (New Zealand) A person from Auckland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland), from Just Another Fucking Aucklander (or, more politely, Just Another Friendly Aucklander). Used by Wellingtonians, and occasionally other New Zealanders. Janner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janner) (Plymouth: UK) A person from Cornwall (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornwall). Jarocho (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarocho) (Mexico) A person from Veracruz (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veracruz), either the city or the state. Kaaskop (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Kaaskop&action=edit&redlink=1) (South Africa) A person from The Netherlands (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Netherlands) lit. cheese-head in reference to yellow, blond hair. Mackem (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackem) (UK) A person from Sunderland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunderland). Also spelled "Makem", "Maccam", and "Mak'em". Rarely used, except by themselves and their neighbouring Geordies (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geordie). Most English people can't distinguish the two. Mallu (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mallu) (India) A person from the state of Kerala, whose language is Malayalam (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam) Manc (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manc) (UK) A person from Manchester. Not considered particularly offensive. Masshole (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masshole) (Massachusetts, US) a name for a person residing from the states of Massachusetts involving the attitude of people from Boston Monkey hanger (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_hanger) (UK) A person from Hartlepool (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartlepool). May be considered offensive, but also used with pride by the inhabitants themselves. Moonrakers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moonrakers) Natives of the county of Wiltshire (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiltshire). Not considered offensive. Newfie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newfie), Newfier, Newf (Canada) A person from Newfoundland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newfoundland_and_Labrador). May be used proudly. Derogatory if used by others. Nutmegger (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutmegger) (U.S.) A person from Connecticut (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connecticut). Okie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Okie) (U.S.) A person from Oklahoma (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklahoma). Ossi (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ossi) (anglicized as "Ostie") refers to a person from the former German Democratic Republic (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Democratic_Republic), and implies a lack of sophistication, assets, or both. Pikey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pikey) (Ireland) A person from Southern/Mainland Ireland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland). Originally a statement for English (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_people) travellers, now used disparagingly for almost any group or individual seen as untrustworthy. Highly offensive. Poblano (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poblano) (Mexico) A person from Puebla (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puebla), either the city or the state. Polentone (http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polentone) (Southern Italy) A person from northern Italy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy); from "polenta eater". Porteño (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porte%C3%B1o) (Argentina) A person from Buenos Aires (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buenos_Aires). Regio (Mexico) See "Regiomontano" below. Regiomontano (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regiomontano) (Mexico) A person from the northern city of Monterrey (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monterrey). Rolo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolo), Cachaco (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cachaco) (Colombia) A person from Bogota (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bogota). Sand-dancer (UK) Nickname for locals of South Shields. Probably associated with the influx of Yemeni sailors and dockworkers in the early 20th Century. Could be regarded as offensive. Sandgroper (Australia) A person from Western Australia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Australia).[6] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-5) Serrano (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serrano) (Portugal) A person from the the mountainous region of Serra da Estrela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serra_da_Estrela). Scouser (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scouse) (UK) A person from Liverpool (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool). Not considered particularly offensive. [1] (http://www.jokefile.co.uk/odds/liverpool.html) Smoggie (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Smoggie&action=edit&redlink=1) Someone from Teesside/Stockton-on-Tees/Middlesbrough. This name is given due to the supposed smog in Teesside due to the area's petrochemical industry. Smoggies is also a name for Middlesbrough Football Club. (Inoffensive) Sooner (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sooner) (U.S.) A person from Oklahoma (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oklahoma); from settlers who slipped into the territory to stake claims "sooner" than the permitted date. Spud Islander (Canada) A person from Prince Edward Island (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_Edward_Island); from the potatoes or "spuds" grown there.[7] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-6) Taff (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taff) (UK) A Welshman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wales), from "Daffyd", the Welsh spelling of David, or from the River Taff (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Taff).[citation needed (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Citation_needed)] Tar Heel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar_Heel) (U.S.) a person from North Carolina; also the nickname of the athletic teams (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Carolina_Tar_Heels) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_North_Carolina_at_Chapel_Hill), and frequently used as an adjective for students or fans of that school Tapatío (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapat%C3%ADo) (Mexico) A person from Guadalajara (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalajara,_Jalisco), Jalisco (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalisco). Terrone (http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrone) (Italy) A person from southern Italy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy). Formed from "terra" (earth), the term is meant to invoke the ignorance and lack of "class" implied by American English terms like "yokel," "hayseed," "hillbilly," etc. Tico (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tico) (Central America (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_America)) A person from Costa Rica (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica). Troll (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troll) (U.S.) A person from the Lower Peninsula of Michigan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Peninsula_of_Michigan) - reference to their living "under" (south of) the Mackinac Bridge (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_Bridge). Tuckahoe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuckahoe-Cohee) (U.S.) A person of the wealthy slaveholding class from the Tidewater region of Virginia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidewater_region_of_Virginia). Tyke (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyke) (UK) A native of Yorkshire (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yorkshire). Not considered offensive. Veneco (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Veneco&action=edit&redlink=1) (Colombia) A native of Venezuela (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela). Waro (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Waro&action=edit&redlink=1) (Venezuela) A native of the Lara state. Woollyback (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Woollyback&action=edit&redlink=1) (UK) Generally used by scousers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scouse) to indicate someone from near to Liverpool, but indicating a certain rustic simplicity, or at least not having Liverpool's glamorous sophistication. Slightly offensive. Yat (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yat_(New_Orleans)) (U.S.) A person from New Orleans (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans), from the phrase "Where y'at?" ("How are you?" or "What's up?") Yellowbelly (Copthorne) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellowbelly_(Copthorne)) Yellowbelly (Lincolnshire) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellowbelly_(Lincolnshire)) (UK) A person from the county of Lincolnshire (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincolnshire). Not considered offensive and of debated etymology. Yinzer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yinzer) (U.S.) A person from Pittsburgh (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pittsburgh), from the use of terms like yinz, stillers, dawntawn. Yooper (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yooper) (U.S.) A person from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Peninsula_of_Michigan) (the "U.P.").
Terms for people from non-specific geographical areas

Nicknames for people from rural, remote, etc. areas often bear a derogatory implication of unsophisticated, undereducated people, simpletons.
Bogger (also: Bog Trotter/Bog Muncher/Bog Slasher) (Ireland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ireland)) a person from rural Ireland; can be offensive Cohee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cohee) (U.S.) originally (mid-18th century) -- a Scots-Irish settler into the Virginia Piedmont; later (late 18th century) -- a term for "poor white trash"; still later (early 19th century) -- a term indicating independent small farmer in the Virginia/Carolina/Tennessee/Kentucky area. Culchie (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culchie) (Northern Ireland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Ireland) & Republic of Ireland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Ireland)) someone from rural Ireland. Not particularly offensive. Flatlander (http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Flatlander) A person from a flat plains area, to residents of adjacent hill and mountain areas. Gaúcho (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ga%C3%BAcho) (Brazil) A rural person from South American (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_America) grasslands (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grassland) Goober (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goober) (U.S.) a rural person with a "glorious lack of sophistication" (from the slang term for "peanut") Guajiro (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guajiro) (Cuba) a rural person from Cuba (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuba). Hillbilly (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillbilly) (U.S.) a rural white person, esp. one from Appalachia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appalachia) or the Ozarks (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozarks). Hoosier (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoosier) (St. Louis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Louis,_Missouri) area of Missouri (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri) and Illinois (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illinois)) a lower class, uneducated white person. Anywhere else, a non-offensive term for a native of Indiana (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiana). Redneck (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redneck_(stereotype)) (U.S.) a rural white person, typically of Scots-Irish (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch-Irish_American) descent. There are varying possible etymologies for this term. Primarily used to denote lower-class rural whites. Swamp Yankee (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yankee) (U.S.:New England) refers to rural white, Anglo-Saxon, Protestant farmers in New England, particularly in Rhode Island and western Connecticut.[8] (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-7) Teuchter (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teuchter) (Scotland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotland)) a person from rural parts of Scotland, for example the Gàidhealtachd (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%A0idhealtachd), Northern Scotland, Galloway (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galloway) and the Borders (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_Borders). Westie/Westy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westie_(person)) (Aus/NZ) A person from the western suburbs of Auckland (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland) or Sydney (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney), the slur implying lower class Yokel (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yokel) (UK, US & Canada) an unrefined white person, implicitly rural and "hick" (not necessarily "white trash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_trash)" but inclusive of same).[ (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_regional_nicknames#cite_note-8)

I pretty much land between 'Geordie' and 'Mackem', everyone on here would probable say they sound the same but they fucking hate each other.
My real definition is a 'pit-yacker' cos I live in one of the pit villages in North England where they filmed the last scene of Get Carter.

Where does everyone else land???

(Let's see if the fucker works this time)

Tyler Durden
01-07-2009, 11:23 AM
Ignore this
When I typed it out it was all paragraphed and shit.

Why the fuck has it all went fucked up??????????????????????

cutn' heads
01-07-2009, 11:30 AM
do you expect me to read that?

ilzPotent
01-07-2009, 11:40 AM
LMFAO!

Fuck off with your sofa units and strine green stripe patterns, I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let... lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may.

hectis
01-07-2009, 11:46 AM
I land in another thread

Tyler Durden
01-07-2009, 11:51 AM
I fucking evenly spaced all of that shit before I posted it and it looked beautiful, like a glowing candle under the moonlight.

But when I clicked post it turned into that fucked up mess you see above.

If your gonna be gay about it, go to my complain box right here

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MAYOR QUIMBY
01-07-2009, 01:41 PM
*crickets chirps*

Tage
01-07-2009, 01:55 PM
lol @ tyler saying that it was evenly spaced out... then people comin in.. moaning that they cant read it... ignorant cunts

ilzPotent
01-07-2009, 01:58 PM
So you read it? Please summarize.


Thank you in advance.

Tage
01-07-2009, 02:01 PM
^you just proved my point. ignorance... did you read my post?

Tyler Durden
01-07-2009, 02:21 PM
*crickets chirps*

Fuck you funny cunt.

Remove sig lanky pedo twat

Tyler Durden
01-07-2009, 02:33 PM
Haha
I just spent time out of my life editing and spacing it and the fucker happened again.
Fuck it, 2 tears in a bucket

KERZO
01-07-2009, 02:36 PM
up yer butt with a coconut..