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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Cornpone If the BMA wants free NHS treatment for foreigners, then the NHS must improve, otherwise these foreigners might go elsewhere...
The country star, guitar virtuoso who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling." Nov.
Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known for such hits as "Yesterday When I was Young" and "Honeymoon Feeling," has died.
But don't go looking for showbiz flourishes or sunny, cornpone readings of Hammerstein's dialogue.
ADOT couldnt confirm it, but they believe the cornpone humor dude may have been Jelani Samples uncle because the resemblance is uncanny.
The film, directed by Zak Hilditch from his own screenplay, is a handsome-looking production that's sunk almost immediately by its practically reflexive devotion to cornpone clich`.
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?
He could also be viciously angry, cornpone, and hilariously filthy.
The soundtrack is larded with cornpone country music.
Even though Johnson won the election for Kennedy, he was shunned from the beginning by the President and his Ivy League brain trust, whom LBJ branded "The Harvards." They sneered back by calling him Rufus Cornpone. The hatred between Johnson and Bobby Kennedy boiled over when Bobby quickly became Jack's gatekeeper.
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.