40 Ways White People Say ‘White People’ Without Actually Saying ‘White People’

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1. Americans

2. Real Americans

3. Middle America

4. Working-class Americans

5. Patriots

6. Europeans

7. Southerners

8. Midwesterners

9. Millennials

10. Christians

11. Evangelicals

12. Red-state voters

13. Rust Belt voters

14. Conservatives

15. Republicans

16. Suburbanites

17. Gentrifiers

18. Families

19. Veterans

20. Soccer moms

21. Management

22. Law enforcement

23. Hardworking Americans

24. The middle class

25. The upper middle class

26. The upper class

27. Citizens

28. Taxpayers

29. Hipsters

30. Baby boomers

31. Homeowners

32. The military

33. The troops

34. Yinzers (for Pittsburgh)

35. Steel/coal/plant workers

36. Legal/documented immigrants

37. Regular/simple/decent/rural/normal Americans

38. Voters

39. Victims

40. People

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Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB, a columnist for GQ.com, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins)

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damonyoung13
Damon Young

Shit. Forgot blue collar. And also white collar. Apparently white people are the only people with collars.

I’d call them Collared People but that sounds too much like Colored People and, well, you know.