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Why do southerners call us from the midwest "Yankees" and think we are stuck up and arrogant?

Im from Michigan and i think i a little redneck i like nascar fishing and live in the country and i think we are some of the friendliest people around (dont know about Detroit) and i am tired of southerners puttin us down ive even herd them say we never seen a cow or a green tree!!! whaaaaaat it just don't make sense.

Asked By: - 7/26/2009
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Why do you all think we're illiterate and hicks? It's a stereotype... it's your job to break it. PS, we rarely, if ever, spend our evenings gossiping about Americans up North ... We're all the same, sans a few various accents.
Answered By: Katharine - 7/27/2009
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there is not a single redneck on the face of the earth that makes any kind of sense, no matter where they are from.
Answered By: stfdk69 - 7/26/2009
 
quote from your post "tired of southerners puttin us down " puttin ya'll down where? in country western songs?
Answered By: ettubozo - 7/26/2009
 
Not all of us are like that.I live in the South and I know that not all Northern people are like the ones we see on the TV living in New York. It's just stereotyping.Sort of like how we Southern people are "redneck hicks" to most of the country
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Answered By: Stephanie Surrender - 7/26/2009
 
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