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Offensive SlurPlay
Considered highly disrespectful and should be avoided in conversation. SlideHe apologized for using the word 'honky', acknowledging its offensiveness.
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Racial ContextPlay
Used to refer negatively to white individuals, often hinting at racial tensions. SlideThe movie depicted the use of 'honky' during a period of racial unrest.
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Historical UsagePlay
Originated in the 20th century, reflecting historical race relations in the U.S. SlideHistorians study terms like 'honky' to understand past social dynamics.