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Discussion of hunkey[edit]

A whole load of discussion was added to the article instead of to the talk page. That discussion can now be found at Talk:hunkey. It was, after all, discussion of hunkey, and not of honkey. Uncle G 16:29, 28 July 2005 (UTC)

Honky tonk[edit]

A cheap nightclub or dance hall:DIVE. (Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary).

I have been a witness to weddings called "Hunky Weddings" for more than 50 years, now. Plenty of noise is generated at a "Hunky Wedding."

There is no connection between The Jeffersons ( a TV show from the 1970s) and the word HUNKY. HONKEY was introduced on that show so that the producers could make more money. Negroes had never heard of HONKEY prior to 1970. HUNKY, though, was a common word before 1950. It still remains a common word in some places, in 2005.

It is untrue that "African Americans" (whomever THEY are) call white men "Honkey" as the article claims. HUNKY predates "AFRICAN AMERICAN" by decades. You are putting the cart before the horse by claiming that "African Americans" (whomever THEY are) call white men "Honkey."

Hunky Weddings were common at one time (before women's lib and the "single-mom" concept appeared in the 1970s).

A TV show is not based on reality, it is based on fancy. The Jeffersons was only a modernized version of the Amos 'n' Andy radio and TV programs of the 1940s and 1950s. Those shows stemmed from the imaginations of some men who were intent on making money.

Good grief! 68.162.186.136 14:06, 2 August 2005 (UTC)

Good grief![edit]

PERHAPS The Jeffersons TV show is the source of both terms "African Americans" and "honkeys." People see things on TV shows and believe that they are real. Some of the actors who have played the roles of Doctors on TV shows state that people often ask them for medical advice. Some people cannot separate reality from fiction.

Prior to the introduction of television sets, people had listened to shows on the radio. I had listened to the Amos 'n' Andy show during World War Two. Some people believed that the activities of those characters were representative of colored people.

Just because a man on The Jeffersons said the word "honkey" is no reason to believe that "African Americans" (whomever THEY are) call white men "honkey."

Good grief! 71.240.2.127 20:43, 2 August 2005 (UTC)


The Real Definition Of Honkey[edit]

I actually asked over 100 chicago residents what honkey means and they said exactly the same definition. "A monkey, who has lower part donkey face (nose to chin), who talks and sounds like a pig, and has white skin." This is an absolute fact, it came from the mouths of actual chicago residents.

Do you have anything better to do? --Williamsayers79 17:37, 2 April 2008 (UTC)

Mixed race animal[edit]

In mating practices, a honkey is a cross between a horse and a donkey.

Do you have evidence? Equinox 13:24, 19 March 2012 (UTC)