Hoosier, according to the Dictionary of American Regional
English (DARE), v. 2: `a hillbilly or rustic; an unmannerly
or objectionable person.' it is chiefly Southern and South
Midland. The usage label says it is "often derogatory". 1st
cite is from 1831. Used to refer to folks from Connecticut, Tenn,
N Carolina, Kentucky, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama,
; it is also used by blacks as a pejorative for whites (=honkie);
also: a logger who doesn't know his (sic) trade.