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What does it mean for people to be called a jive turkey?
People from Turkey are called as Turks.
Jive turkey was a derogatory slang word in African American Vernacular English, used to refer to someone who was unreliable, made empty promises, or who was full of bluste…r. The insult became widely known among white Americans in the 1970s, particularly via television comedies (e.g., The Jeffersons). The term has been used by later television characters (e.g., Homer Simpson) in order to demonstrate that they are out of touch with modern youth trends, culture, and language. Jive turkey, however, was already falling into disuse when it was spoken by supposedly "hip" characters in the 1970s, such as George Jefferson, and later in 2008 by Cornelius Banks (Tim Meadows) in the movie "Semi-Pro." The humorous/interesting sound of the term has also resulted in it being use in complimentary fashion, often by those who don't know what it means and so make up their own meaning. The term has also been translated to mean a white person who can dance. Turkey, being white meat, represents the white person. Jive is a form of dance.
Turks. because the Turks are RETARDS
They are called Turkish people.
Turks - The turkish,
To dig something is to enjoy, like, love or understand something. Jive means to tease or lie to someone. Jive can also mean to dismiss something as false, nonsensical or unimp…ortant. Examples of dig: "I really dig The Beach Boys.", "She digs the beach.", "I dig what your saying." Examples of jive: Teasing: "Don't jive me! My nose isn't blue." Lying: "Don't jive me! I saw you with her!" Nonsense: "That's jive Mary! You know you are as pretty as the other girls."
Well, they use the name calling "Turkey" as meaning of "goof" but don't take it too personally! A turkey is also an event that fails. the name calling "turkey" is really a har…mless saying of a goof and we all know that a turkey is a large bird as well. goof or turkey is not an offensive or rude saying. people use those words all the time, even teacher. turkey is just like any other harmless saying.
mostly in my school when people say "jive" they are referring to inappropriate parts of the body or weapon such as " I'm going to grab yo jive if u don't shutout" or "shut up …before i shoot you with my jive"
From UrbanDictionary.com: "A kind of walking or dancing that is like crumping in motion. This term was originally used in "Maniac Magee" but no one knew what it meant then. It…s the most gangster you can get without being gangster. Just bend, cross your arms, maybe snap your fingers, and keep walking."
It means to be cool or to be "with the times"
Well the expression "turkey" is the polite word to call someone who's either goofy or being a dummy!