Author Topic: Ulster-Scots in Maine  (Read 5141 times)

Stirling Thompson

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Ulster-Scots in Maine
« on: July 08, 2008, 11:32:31 AM »
Some interesting articles here.
http://www.maineulsterscots.com/Maine_Ulster_Scots.html

This one has an explanation of 'redneck' I had not heard before.
http://www.maineulsterscots.com/uploads/Kalloch_Combined_Presentation.pdf

Stu
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Barbara

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Re: Ulster-Scots in Maine
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008, 06:57:35 PM »
Thanks for the links Stu.  Did you know the other story of the term of 'rednecks'?  It's from farmers getting a sunburn on the back of their necks from bending over their plows and whatever in the daily tasks of  working their farms.

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Graham Thompson

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Re: Ulster-Scots in Maine
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2008, 07:19:08 AM »
Ive heard of that story.
Guess what!? I'm here to spread my words of wisdom also. Everybody fear them!!! Hahaha

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Re: Ulster-Scots in Maine
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2008, 11:06:37 PM »
Hi Stu,

I'm enjoying the Maine Ulster Scots web site!
Thanks!

Donna
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