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corn·pone

or corn pone  (kôrn′pōn′)
n. Chiefly Southern & Midland US
adj. Informal
Folksy and homespun, as in manner or speech: a penchant for cornpone humor; cornpone political prose.

cornpone

(ˈkɔːnˌpəʊn)
n
(Cookery) Southern US cornbread, esp a plain type made with water. Sometimes shortened to: pone
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Noun1.cornpone - cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)cornpone - cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)
cornbread - bread made primarily of cornmeal
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ADOT couldnt confirm it, but they believe the cornpone humor dude may have been Jelani Samples uncle because the resemblance is uncanny.
Falling somewhere between a spirited homage and a snarky burlesque, "Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical" Is a Southern-fried musical farce that may be embraced by nostalgic fans of its source material--the long-running TV variety show aptly described as "a cornpone 'Laugh-In'"--but rejected by others for Its broad streaks of blue humor.
And we're going to award the presidency to a woman who's enabled the depredations and exploitation of women by that cornpone husband of hers?
A zany, unabashedly cornpone melodrama about a mining heiress, an unworthy suitor and the scrapes they get into, Henley's latest runs at the Studio Theatre March 11 April 19 under the direction of David Schweizer.
He could also be viciously angry, cornpone, and hilariously filthy.
The soundtrack is larded with cornpone country music.
Referred to derisively by the White House staff as Colonel Cornpone ("and his little Pork Chop," if wife Lady Bird was along), Johnson found himself treated as a nonperson, even left off the guest list of official parties.
The captain stalks the deck like a cornpone Queeg, his klaxon voice pointing out each violation.
Soon Johnson finds himself a hick pariah among the denizens of the Camelot inner circle, who nickname him "Rufus Cornpone.
This is just the kind of manly cornpone camaraderie that makes soldiers feel good about themselves and America's foreign policy.
His latest combines Wendell Berryesque agrarian ecology with barnyard preaching and cornpone comedy to accomplish what literary theorists call "queering"--highlighting just how strange our "normal" worldview has become.
She allows him, instead, to speak in a cornpone voice that could be interpreted as the autosuggestions of a backwoods youth whose great-uncle has given him an over-excited imagination of evil.