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Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Term for African
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 23:18:07 EST
In a message dated 01/29/2001 8:20:21 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> I am interested to know if anyone has heard the following slang term used to
> describe a southern family that has colored blood, I have heard it said in
> East TN. that they, "Have a "N" in the woodpile."
> I don't like that term, but ask because I am curious if this is a local
> saying, or more widespread?
> Karlton , I have heard that term used when a woman
would get Pg and the people thought the baby did not
belong to the husband.I lived in Ohio and Kentucky and
heard some really bad remarks about people all my life.
Betty from Fla.
BETTY the WINDCHASER
National Domestic Violence Hot Line (1-800-799-SAFE)