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TwiztedAngel

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Every here the country songs about some honkytonk. Ever wonder what is is?

hon·ky
[ˈhäNGkē, ˈhôNGkē]
NOUN

N. AMER.
informal
a derogatory term used by black people for a white person or for white people collectively.


tonk
[tongk]
NOUN

an offensive term that deliberately insults a man for being homosexual or for behaving in a way considered to be more characteristic of a woman.


There you have it. A Honkey Tonk is a gay white male.
 

Bamber

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We Brits of a certain age knew that already:

 
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stevent222

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Thanks TwiztedAngel that explains the reason why the desk manager kept looking at me funny when my girl friend and I registered for a room at the "Honky Tonk Motel" & next door about 30 feet was the "Horse's Head Saloon n B.B.Q. Breakfast" in Garden, Kansas. That was some 45 years ago.​