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What does Oklahoma mean? (answer: red people....the state must change its name)
state symbols usa dot org ^ | 6-2014

Posted on 06/19/2014 9:50:56 AM PDT by doug from upland

What does Oklahoma mean?

Oklahoma is based on Choctaw Indian words which translate as red people (okla meaning "people" and humma meaning "red"). Recorded history for the name "Oklahoma" began with Spanish explorer Coronado in 1541 on his quest for the "Lost City of Gold." Oklahoma became the 46th state on November 16, 1907.


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KEYWORDS: indians; nativeamericans; oklahoma; redpeople
Right after the Redskins, this name has to go. What will be the new name of Oklahoma?
1 posted on 06/19/2014 9:50:56 AM PDT by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland
What will be the new name of Oklahoma?

"Bitch-Set-Me-Up West"

2 posted on 06/19/2014 9:52:21 AM PDT by twister881 (It's OK to display pictures of a man with a bullwhip stuck in his anus, but not a football logo.)
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To: doug from upland

FUBamaland sounds good......................


3 posted on 06/19/2014 9:54:20 AM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: doug from upland

But, what will become of those racist, Rogers and Hammerstin?


4 posted on 06/19/2014 9:57:45 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: Red Badger

The new name for the state is “46”.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 9:58:51 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: doug from upland

Washington Oklahomas has an interesting ring to it...


6 posted on 06/19/2014 9:59:29 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: doug from upland

AntiFascistOma?


7 posted on 06/19/2014 9:59:45 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: doug from upland

Chicago “Blackhawks”, Green Bay “Packers”, vegetarians must be offended, New York “Yankees”, Minnesota, “Vikings”, San Francisco “Giants”, little people have to feel insulted, Seattle “Mariners”, disparaging of the other service branches, and on and on. We are under the influence of a mad regime hoping to gain as much political advantage over the population as possible before they are thrown out on their collective a$$es. Still almost 40 percent of the population are too ignorant to see what is happening to them, their children and their freedom. The teflon tan prevails blocking out the view of the Red menace in the District of Corruption.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 9:59:56 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: doug from upland

Does anyone know why having a state, football team, car, whatever named AFTER YOU or your ‘people’ has turned from being an honor to being a disgrace?


9 posted on 06/19/2014 10:00:45 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: doug from upland

Saginaw

An Ojibiwa name for “Where the Sauk were” Before the Ojibiwa exterminated them and took the land.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 10:00:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: doug from upland

Oklahoma will be exempt if it is a blue state.


11 posted on 06/19/2014 10:01:07 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

It’s the reddest of red states. Maybe one blue county last presidential election, none in 08 if I recall correctly.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 10:01:58 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: doug from upland
What will be the new name of Oklahoma?

White-*ss Cracker Barrel ?

13 posted on 06/19/2014 10:02:23 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: Don Corleone

Microsoft has midgets with erectile dysfunction all up in arms.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 10:02:26 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: doug from upland

Just as a side note, apropos of probably nothing at all - In Africa, it is the “white” Europeans who are known as “the red people”, because of their propensity to sunburn easily under the tropical sun.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 10:02:52 AM PDT by alloysteel (Selective and willful ignorance spells doom, to both victim and perpetrator - mostly the perp.)
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To: doug from upland

What will be the NEW name of Rhode Island’s NARAGANSETT BAY?
Or either of the DAKOTAS, N and S? In this country there is NO END to “Indian” names.
I think I’ll start up a MAP printing company. There will be NO end to the money to be made.
Wait!!! What about ST. Louis, Corpus Cristi, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Don’t they violate the (you know what.)
Ooh, ooh. What about Maryland, Georgia, and places named after EUROPEAN nobility and kings?
I’ll make a fortune.
Free advice....somebody start up a SIGN company. The $$$$$ will be endless.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 10:07:45 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: CaptainAmiigaf
What do all those Spanish sounding name mean???? Anything Christian sounding.......all gotta go.
17 posted on 06/19/2014 10:12:50 AM PDT by Battle Axe (Repent: for the coming of the Lord is soon.)
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To: cripplecreek
"Microsoft has midgets with erectile dysfunction all up in arms."

LMAO! Okay, it's on now...and this thread has much potential!

"Gamecocks" is offensive to what, roosters? They are going to stop farm wake-up calls and we're all going to starve.

18 posted on 06/19/2014 10:15:41 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: doug from upland

Funny ... in Oklahoma, they think “Oklahoma” means “red earth,” and in Tullahoma, they think “Tullahoma” means “soggy earth.” (One can see the absurdity of “soggy people,” while “soggy earth” is accurate: the area is an upland swamp.)


19 posted on 06/19/2014 10:17:29 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Cynicism is a far greater spiritual danger than naivete." ~ Stephen Webb)
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To: Mich Patriot

I’m actually surprised that South Carolina’s mascot hasn’t come under attack already. “Gamecock” refers to cockfighting. It’s now deemed animal cruelty, illegal in many states.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 10:17:42 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: doug from upland

“I am a red man. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place.”

Sitting Bull

“We are vanishing from the earth, yet I cannot think we are useless or else Usen would not have created us. He created all tribes of men and certainly had a righteous purpose in creating each.”

Geronimo

Note Bene: Geronimo died in custody of the US Amy at Ft. Sill. Both Sitting Bull, and Geronimo were brave, proud, warriors.


21 posted on 06/19/2014 10:17:48 AM PDT by gwjack (May God give America His richest blessings.)
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To: doug from upland

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbrnXl2gO_k


22 posted on 06/19/2014 10:18:54 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: doug from upland

On a similar note, “Big Bone Lick” State Park (KY) is in serious trouble.


23 posted on 06/19/2014 10:19:07 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: twister881

So if I call you an ‘Oky’ would that be the same as calling you a ‘nigger’?


24 posted on 06/19/2014 10:19:24 AM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Mich Patriot

Al Borland is pimpin the Pocket Hoes on TV.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 10:19:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: doug from upland

Many years ago, before census records were put online and the only way to search them was on microfilm, I ran across an Indian with the name Oklahoma (first name). I think it was somewhere in southeastern Kansas, perhaps the 1880 census(didn’t keep a record of it—not anyone I was related to). At any rate long before the name Oklahoma was applied to an area.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 10:29:30 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: doug from upland

I was looking at this yesterday...also Indiana. Someone needs to Harry Reid that UNLV’s Running Rebels is a racist name. Also, when is California going to fixing the Catholic names of their cities?


27 posted on 06/19/2014 10:30:48 AM PDT by Amari1
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To: doug from upland

Then, just think of all the place names in CA especially, that will have to be changed as they reflect Christianity.


28 posted on 06/19/2014 10:32:54 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: doug from upland

Norte Tejas suits me.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 10:38:47 AM PDT by razorback-bert (Due to the high price of ammo, no warning shot will be fired.)
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To: alloysteel

When I was a kid in south central Pennsyltucky a black kid my age whose father worked on a neighboring farm used to call me red face. It never bothered me.

And just for the record....the popular slur of referring to another person as a “turkey” originated as a pejorative from angry blacks toward white folks....because of our red faces and necks.
FWIW.


30 posted on 06/19/2014 10:41:43 AM PDT by Tucker39 (Welcome to America! Now speak English; and keep to the right....In driving, in Faith, and in politic)
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To: doug from upland
hey the Raiders logo offends the handicapped..(it a one eye guy)
31 posted on 06/19/2014 10:59:38 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: doug from upland

I thought it was Spanish for “Home of the Okies”.


32 posted on 06/19/2014 10:59:38 AM PDT by Blogatron (- Permanently banned from owning an NBA team.)
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To: doug from upland
Obama team ...The Washington Beenadicks?..
33 posted on 06/19/2014 11:01:58 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: doug from upland

Almost heaven.


34 posted on 06/20/2014 8:03:18 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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