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Sat Jun 20, 2020, 02:57 PM

MSNBC showing all of the BOGANS at Trump rally.

https://www.google.com/search?q=bogan+definition&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

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Reply MSNBC showing all of the BOGANS at Trump rally. (Original post)
Funtatlaguy Jun 2020 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Jun 2020 #1
Funtatlaguy Jun 2020 #3
NameAlreadyTaken Jun 2020 #2
shanti Jun 2020 #4
Funtatlaguy Jun 2020 #5
JHB Jun 2020 #6
Mopar151 Jun 2020 #7
kimbutgar Jun 2020 #8
canetoad Jun 2020 #9

Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:01 PM

1. That's a new word for me. Thanks.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:04 PM

3. It's basically Australian and Kewi for what Americans call "rednecks".

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:03 PM

2. "Bogan" is Australian for "redneck" or "deplorable."

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:05 PM

4. Similar to Chavs in the UK?

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:22 PM

6. Y'know, some Bogans used to use the Confederate flag as a target...

...instead of something to wave. "X" marks the spot.

https://civilwar.wikia.org/wiki/Walter_Bogan

Born in Enniscorthy, Ireland September 15, 1835 Walter Bogan emigrated to the United States, Brooklyn, New York in his youth. He served as volunteer for the Union Army under Pettit's Battery B, with the army of the Potomac. He fired the last shot at the Battle of Gettysburg during Pickett's famous last charge. He served all five years of the Civil War without being wounded despite serving in every major engagement. He died September 10, 1902 at the gates of the Brooklyn Navy Yard where he was employed.

"There is little need to describe Pickett's charge across the fields before us, so often described by actors and spectators, and so well remembered by some of you. Checked here and there by the fire of infantry and artillery, seriously impeded by Stannard's attack on their right flank, this column of brave men had yet impetus enough to reach the spot at which they aimed. Only to reach it but not to conquer. As they came up one of our own men loaded his gun with a three-fold charge of canister and discharged it, overturning the gun in its recoil, but dealing death amid the opposing ranks. Double canister was fired by you and the neighboring batteries until the last moment, Walter Bogan, now present, having the honor of firing the last gun. These rapid deadly discharges opened great gaps in the advancing host, only to be filled up again. The enemy swept on over all obstacles and around the pieces, and foe the first and last time in the history of Pettit's Battery, the hands of the foe were laid upon its guns. It was to be but for a moment, but one brave man could not even endure that brief possession. Sergeant Darveau fired his revolver at the foe as they came on, and an officer planted his colors on a gun, exclaiming, "This is ours!" he retorted, "You lie!" seized a trail hand-spike, and struck him full across the forehead, killing him on the spot. Darveau himself fell instantly, riddled with bullets. It was a daring deed, if a needless sacrifice. For now the Union lines closed fast around the brave Confederate remnant, escape was cut off, and there was no aid at hand. A few moments more, and all who were not dead were prisoners. The men took their places again at their guns, but no second charge followed, and no further storm of shot and shell swept across the valley. The battle of Gettysburg had been fought and won."


Chaplain Beauchamp, Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg ... By New York (State). Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga, William Freeman Fox, Daniel Edgar Sickles Published by J.B. Lyon Company, Printers, 1900 Item notes: v. 3 Original from Harvard University Digitized Dec 17, 2007 1462 pages

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:25 PM

7. Tnem Damm Snopeses! n/y

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 03:25 PM

8. Great fitting definition of mf45 cult members.

They look like they are of the lower socioeconomic economic level. Kind of known as white trash of the cracker variety.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Original post)

Sat Jun 20, 2020, 04:35 PM

9. Thanks for bringing attention

To a word I use frequently but doubt that DU is familiar with.

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