Charlotte T. Best: Terms of endearment

March 31, 2013 

Terms of endearment

In reference to “Yankees can hate” (March 23): I offer a correction.

In some circles the so-called excoriating terms that the writer heard to describe the citizens of North Carolina – “ignorant, redneck, backwater, uneducated and hicks” – are laudatory or even desirable traits in those we choose to represent us in the state legislature.

Charlotte T. Best

Chapel Hill

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