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Debunking the Alleged Origin of the Word “Coonass”

by Shane K. Bernard Reposted with permission from Bayou Teche Dispatches The thing I enjoy most about being a historian is the detective work — piecing together clues in search of historical facts. And sometimes that search results in the debunking of myths.Take the alleged etymology (that is, word origin) of the term coonass, an [...]

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