redleg & redneck




 
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Boots
 
September 30th, 2004  
FlyingFrog
 

Topic: redleg & redneck


Could anyone explain what "redleg" and "redneck" mean in military sense?
September 30th, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Redleg is a nickname for a member of the Artillery.
September 30th, 2004  
FlyingFrog
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03USMC
Redleg is a nickname for a member of the Artillery.
Because the old artillery solider wear red pants?
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Boots
September 30th, 2004  
03USMC
 
 
Because their trousers had a red stripe.
September 30th, 2004  
godofthunder9010
 
 
Redneck is slang for ... I dunno, somebody who grew up on a farm and may or may not have completed the third grade.
September 30th, 2004  
FlyingFrog
 
lol

thanks mates, especially the redneck is a funny one
September 30th, 2004  
AsianAmerican
 
 
yeah i live in Texas and a redneck is a slang for someone who drives a truck, wear boots and tight pants, also known has hicks or kickers.
September 30th, 2004  
FlyingFrog
 
yeah the redneck is easy to understand cuz it is about farmers who work on fields and got their necks burnt red by sun


September 30th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 
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