He supposedly said, Don't you ever call me Hank, you dumb clodhopper
, call me Mister Iba.
Don't plan on stalking up to hand-shaking distance of a big mulie buck in clodhopper
The antipathy in our culture between the urban and nonurban is so durable it has its own vocabulary: (A) city slicker, tenderfoot; (B) hick, redneck, hayseed, bumpkin, robe, yokel, clodhopper
, hoecake, hillbilly, Dogpatch, Daisy Mae, farmer's daughter, from the provinces, out of Deliverance.
The sort of musical being lampooned here is the big old-fashioned clodhopper
like Oliver!, the type that really went out in the 1960s or 1970s (though the recent arrival of Mary Poppins indicates that the genre is not quite dead).
"Negative views of rural people are evident in a rich vocabulary of put-downs: tube, yokel, hayseed, bumpkin, clodhopper
, hick, peasant, rustic, heathen, pagan, savage, and even 'farmer,'" notes Mr.
It appears to have attracted only four or so names, including clodhopper
from Sussex, if you leave out the versions of lark and laverock.
354) in Scrope's eyes, but to the narrator 'this young Roman clodhopper
, as he lies snoring there, is really statuesque' (p.
In recent years a number of high quality books collecting art both written and visual by Central Valley natives has dispelled the region's old clodhopper
image--everything from editors James Baloian and David Kherdian's quite startling celebration of Fresno's poetry, Down at the Santa Fe Depot (1970), to watercolorist Rollin Pickford's equally remarkable visual exploration of the same area, California Light (1998), with much in between.
After he publicly accused them of imperialism which "deserves the worst censure both by God and man," the British organ in Cairo published an editorial entitled "Malapropism and Myopia," which lambasted Howell for handling delicate issues "with the non-chalance of a clodhopper
and the fervor of a Mormon missionary." (42) When Howell published in 1929 a book severely criticizing British policies in Egypt, the British authorities in Cairo attempted to ban it.
Beside him his arch-enemy, task force cop John Travolta, seems like a clodhopper
This very morning I heard one of your clodhoppers
say, "The Squire be a good gentleman; he often gives me a day's work!" I should think it was the clodhopper
gave the gentleman a day's work, and the gentleman gave him a shilling and made five by it.
Pixie's pea is a bad shape made worse by ill-fitting jeans and clodhopper
The form from that sixfurlong seller looks tight as the fourth home, Clodhopper
, soon won two on the spin.
sent favourite backers home happy when she extended her unbeaten record at the track to three when swooping late in the concluding 7f handicap in the hands of Jim Crowley.