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Now that is the stuff of redneck legend.
Destitute white Americans were labeled "poor white trash", “cracker,” "clay eater," "linthead," "peckerwood," "buckra" and especially redneck.
Southern comedian Jeff Foxworthy defines "redneck" as
"a glorious lack of sophistication,"
stating "that we are all guilty of [it] at one time or another."
the redneck powerball winner,
the redneck pet carrier,
the redneck doorbell,
the redneck bar-b-que,
the redneck doghouse,
the redneck mailbox,
the redneck bass boat,
and the redneck yacht.
Oh yeah, we're gettin' to the good part now.
THE REDNECK OLYMPICS.
This handsome fellow is known as "freight train"...
he is the official mascot of the redneck olympics.
The Redneck Olympics is held in Dublin, Ga.
About 20 miles from my home.
Taking offense to this, Mac Davis and some locals set up the annual Redneck Games to reinforce the stereotype the media held.
Some events that are held during the Redneck Games include:
Bobbing for pig's feet,
Watermelon Seed spitting,
Toilet seat toss,
Mud pit belly flop ,
Big-hair contest ,
Armpit serenade ,
Bug zapping by spitball ,
For each of the events, a trophy is awarded; a half crushed, empty mounted beer can.
This event is held every July.
Stick that beer under your arm pit,
If you were here, you might get to meet the winner of the
What began as a spoof in 1996 has grown to be an international attraction that draws thousands of proud rednecks and their admirers.
This event has been in the news worldwide.
And these 2 brought the redneck olympics into the spotlight when they decided to get married at the annual festival. Read all about it here.
Well Stefanie, now you know what a redneck is.