Just me. (lara7) wrote,
Just me.
lara7

Is that a woodpile in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?

take this poll. I'm not trying to upset anyone, I'm just curious:

Poll #251483 strictly for mah niggaz

Do you know what the phrase "nigger in the woodpile" means without googling it?

No, I have no idea.
20(50.0%)
I think so.
7(17.5%)
Yes.
11(27.5%)

Ok, so what's it mean?

Your house has termites.
0(0.0%)
Someone has a hidden African-American ancestor in their geneaology.
7(18.4%)
Said of a person being a "snake in the grass".
3(7.9%)
A secret of a bad or scandalous nature.
10(26.3%)
It's the name of a rapper.
0(0.0%)
I have no clue what it means.
12(31.6%)
Other (please comment)
1(2.6%)

I first heard the expression "Nigger in the woodpile":

just now, reading this LJ entry.
17(42.5%)
last month, when that legistator got in trouble for using this expression in public.
1(2.5%)
sometime in the last decade and/or when I became an adult.
9(22.5%)
As a child.
13(32.5%)
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