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Old 07-23-2011, 10:00 AM
 
Location: OKIE-Ville
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My Dad's from the Northwest of Arkansas and he left California at age 5. I mean maybe it relates, I think some Arkansawyers who went to California disliked being called "Okies" because it was inaccurate, but I got the sense down there that disdain for Oklahoma wasn't that uncommon.
You think "Arkansawyers" would be a better/more fitting term? K....

Sounds like he brought his Yankee California prejudice back with him. Just my two cents....prolly ain't worth anything.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:01 AM
 
Location: OKIE-Ville
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I would have expected Louisiana and Oklahoma to be more in tuned with Texas.
Yeh, I found that to be a head-scratcher as well. The connection with Arkansas made sense, but I would have expected Oklahoma to be tuned in (to as great/greater extent) with Texas also.
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