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Stereotype AlertPlay
Be cautious, as 'hillbilly' often carries negative stereotypes and might offend some individuals. SlideReferring to someone as a hillbilly can be seen as an insult.
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Cultural NuancePlay
Understand that 'hillbilly' refers to specific rural cultures in the Southern US and shouldn't be used for all rural people. SlideShe studied the hillbilly culture of the Appalachian region for her anthropology paper.
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Non-Urban ContextPlay
'Hillbilly' is used for people in rural settings and reflects an outsider's view rather than self-identification. SlideThe film depicted the main character as a hillbilly, living far away from the city.