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When did it become popular to call Charleston, SC "Chucktown"?


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#16 Matt Foley

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:33 PM

If you don't like it, you can always go up to Billsburg, VA

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:34 PM

SoPa!


A term, which we all know, is short for Sopa-Narope.


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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:36 PM

town nicknames are a fact of life. I'm from "Trin'te" originally. that's just a little south of "Tha Boro" and east of "K vegas". Love'em or not, people will always come up with lazy ways of saying where they are from.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:37 PM

A term, which we all know, is short for Sopa-Narope.


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I don't know whether to laugh or smack you

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:41 PM

both please... it gets me frisky.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 01:54 PM

And it's been Chucktown since the mid 90s at least.


It was called Chucktown much longer than that. I heard it called that long before I was down there in the late 80's.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:00 PM

Yeah in the mid 80's I heard it fairly often down there.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:10 PM

Yeah in the mid 80's I heard it fairly often down there.


About the same time as the rise in popularity of Chuck Norris and Chuck Taylors....hmmmm

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:51 PM

Better than "Tha Gas House", I hope they don't still call it that.

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 02:57 PM

Better than "Tha Gas House", I hope they don't still call it that.


i still hear that one from people who have transplanted elsewhere

#26 Matt Foley

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 03:13 PM

town nicknames are a fact of life. I'm from "Trin'te" originally. that's just a little south of "Tha Boro" and east of "K vegas". Love'em or not, people will always come up with lazy ways of saying where they are from.


I'm from Loovull. (Louisville)

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Posted 17 September 2009 - 05:05 PM

what about south cackalacky..


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