self-degredation for fun and enlightenment (subtitled the educational value of absurdity)
2003-09-23 15:19:35 ET

hon·ky or hon·kie also hon·key
n. Offensive Slang pl. hon·kies, also hon·keys
Used as a disparaging term for a white person.

[Possibly blend of Wolof honq, red, pink, of light complexion, and hunky1.]

1. A thin crisp wafer or biscuit, usually made of unsweetened dough.
2. One that cracks, especially:
a. A firecracker.
b. A small cardboard cylinder covered with decorative paper that holds candy or a party favor and pops when a paper strip is pulled at one or both ends and torn.
c. The apparatus used in the cracking of petroleum.
d. One who makes unauthorized use of a computer, especially to tamper with data or programs.

3. Used as a disparaging term for a poor white person of the rural, especially southeast United States.
4. Used as a disparaging term for a white person.
5. A nickname to designate a poor white in some parts of the Southern United States

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

A Irishman was once asked if he believed in Pookahs, a "paranormal being" often attributed with wise but childish/prankster tendencies or something like a cross between a leprechaun and the Native American perspective of the Coyote (often times being seen as a large white rabbit! Seen "Harvey", boys and girls?). His very bluntly responded to the interviewer "No sir, I cannae say that I do, but if you went and asked a Pookah, I reckon he doesn't believe in me, either."

This post doesn't make sense to you? Good, you've just experienced step one in `Guerilla Ontology' (go look that one up yourself).


2003-09-23 20:38:22 ET

You my dear...are a very interesting soul. *grabs toothpick...proceeds to pick your brain*

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