Honke, Honky or Honkie

Graffiti // Friday, March 28, 2014
Because we think it’s important to learn something while looking at quality graffiti we want to share with you the following definition described by Wikipedia. “Honky (also spelled honkie or sometimes honkey) is mainly a racial slur for white people, predominantly heard in the United States. The first recorded use of honkyin this context may date back to 1903, although the use of "Honky Tonk" occurred in films well before that time. The exact origins of the word are generally unknown and postulations about the subject vary.”


Graffiti // Thursday, November 08, 2012
As Wikipedia explains, “Honke (???) is the main household of Japanese family. The head of a household and his successor reside in the honke, while collateral branches establish bunke. The honke-bunke relationship is also reflected in the relationship between Japanese companies and their subsidiaries.

Anglo Saxon

Graffiti // Friday, June 03, 2011
Honke in all lower case, boasting and shining.  


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