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Old 01-07-2011, 01:02 PM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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Chicago is one that's probably changed the most in the past 50 years.
I disagree. Pittsburgh went from overwhelmingly blue-collar to overwhelmingly white-collar in 30 years. (I'm talking about actual jobs and employment, not the "vibe.")
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Old 01-07-2011, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Ohio, USA
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In Ohio, Cleveland is blue collar while Columbus is white collar
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Old 01-07-2011, 05:29 PM
 
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I disagree. Pittsburgh went from overwhelmingly blue-collar to overwhelmingly white-collar in 30 years. (I'm talking about actual jobs and employment, not the "vibe.")

Pittsburgh seems blue collar to me. As far as actual jobs, well the new working class is mostly in service sector employment, so just because there are fewer steelworkers or whatever, there are still as many working class people.


These three cities I am unsure of how to categorize:
Kansas City, MO
Portland, OR
Phoenix, AZ
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Old 01-07-2011, 05:46 PM
 
Location: South South Jersey
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my town is mixed. It's not even just white or blue collar, it's others as well. I've noticed that the collar someone wears has more to do with what color the rest of the shirt is, so people with white shirts tend to have white collars, blue shirts have blue collars, red shirts have red collars, etc...

I try to stick to white collars and sometimes blue collars for work, but for going out i wear black shirts with black collars very often. I have striped collars on my striped shirts, too.

But definitely it's mixed where i live, with all colors of collars.
potd!!
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:43 PM
 
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Hmm Seattle is white collar and Tacoma is blue collar I would think.
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Old 01-07-2011, 07:50 PM
 
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What about black collar workers
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Old 01-07-2011, 08:48 PM
 
Location: Houston, TX
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What about black collar workers
You mean priests?
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Old 01-07-2011, 08:50 PM
 
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You mean priests?
No. You've never heard of black collar workers?
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Old 01-09-2011, 10:40 AM
 
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Criminals?
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Old 01-09-2011, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Criminals?
RACIST!
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