Friday, February 02, 2007

Where Did The Word "Picnic" Come From ?

It was typical to have a picnic on a Friday evening in Oklahoma. The word was short for "pick a nigger" to lynch. They would lynch a Black male and cut off body parts as souvenirs. This went on every weekend in this country, and it was all across the county.


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Blogger fabulustblogger said...

actually, it seems your info is wrong. I am black and too thought that the word was born during the slave era, but it is actually a french saying that means an outdoor fest or eating outdoors. Do a lil research to see what else you find.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...'re exactly right about its French origin....the other crap is an urban legend....Come on, people....

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Blogger luvs2cover said...

It came from pic a nigga like he said, it might the word might have been french but some whites stole it like they did everything back then cause it fit, so you do more research. stay real to yourself.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am 53 years young and u r wrong the word does mean to pick a nigger and lynch. The elders in my family didn"t lie

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

fabulusblogger b 4 you correct someone, do more research u'r self. Try by reading African American History as told by Black American Historians. Not those who have to cover up what they have done though out American History.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The first usage of the word is traced to the 1692 edition of Tony Willis, Origines de la Langue Française, which mentions pique-nique as being of recent origin; it marks the first appearance of the word in print. The term was used to describe a group of people dining in a restaurant who brought their own wine. For long a picnic retained the connotation of a meal to which everyone contributed something. Whether picnic is actually based on the verb piquer which means 'pick' or 'peck' with the rhyming nique meaning "thing of little importance" is doubted; the Oxford English Dictionary says it is of unknown provenance. The word predates lynching in the United States; claims that it is derived from a shortening of 'pick a nigger' are not true.[2]

The word picnic first appeared in English in a letter of the Gallicized Lord Chesterfield in 1748 (OED), who associates it with card-playing, drinking and conversation, and may have entered the English language from this French word.[3] The practice of an elegant meal eaten out-of-doors, rather than a harvester worker's dinner in the harvest field, was connected with respite from hunting from the Middle Ages; the excuse for the pleasurable outing of 1723 in Lemoyne's painting (illustration, left) is still offered in the context of a hunt.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

American Whites have always played with the english language, especially when dealing with Black Americans. For all of you Uncle Tom who have been breast fed your knowledge of self by your masters, this word came from France. As for myself, this term was made famous in this country during a horrible of the biggest crimes in world history. Most people treat it as taboo to speak of yet other nationalities are always remembering their history, both good-and-painful. Why are we the only people attempting to be other than ourselves to be liked/accepted/employed/etc?

Where does the theory of the treatment of Native Americans, African Americans, Haitians, Cubans, South Africans, Native Austrailians, Indians, etc stem from. Try answering that!!

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Blogger T-Bone said...

How about this, the question was "where did the term COME from". Either way, if the timeline is correct then obviously it was in use by the french regarding eating out. Then it appears that the word found new meaning by those that participated in organized death hunts of US.

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thankyou tbone !

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Of course it has to be something negative about black people.

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Yeahh. Ignorant People Always Have Somethin To Say About Blacks. Ech. Makes Me Freakin Sick that is not necessary.

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Blogger fam4umfilly said...

the question is where it originated from, not where it was used for the most.

7:53 PM  
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For real? So what about



Just curious where your info came from.

Let's not spread hatred.

10:42 PM  
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You know?

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Now you know...and knowing brings understanding.. I have learn to forgive but to forget, how can I? You do understand don't you?

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Blogger ty said...

Ok, lets say ur right about it all then the word fits perfectly!!! "little importance" (black people) "feast outside" (celebrating after killing one) sound like its a perfect match! So yes, to me thats where it came from!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

When I was a child in the '50s we would visit my grandfather's farm in Alabama. I vividly recall sitting on the porch on hot evenings, listening to stories told by people who were old even then, and were former slaves from the 1800s. They would tell of postings on bulletin boards in town, that alerted Whites that they would have a "Lynching, then a Picnic of a nigga" on the weekends.....Then some brainiac put it together and transposed the phrase, "Pic-a-nig". All across "Lynching states" in the south, that phrase became standard among racists and illiterate Whites. They stopped saying "Lynchin and a Picnic", and simply posted fliers saying, "We gonna have a Pic-a-Nig.".......People knew what they meant............Regardless of the word "picnic's" origin, in the South it took on a different association than what the French meant it to be.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The word seem to have originated in France.....but took on a whole new meaning with the Southerners of America. It was very disturbing then to know how another human being can torture anyone else because of hatred. But, we all need to forgive to be able to move forward. There are a lot of other crimes that we need to focus on.....especially when it comes to our children. The violence needs to STOP!!!!!

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I agree.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The word does mean "Pick a Nigger". I am a black man and in some reading I recently did, thats where the word comes from. It came from Europe.

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Exactly. The word came from France. If anybody flipped it and bounced it to some bullshit that's on them. I'm black and I use the word nigga. Which stems from Nigger which stems from Negroes. Originally from the word Negro meaning black. So let's everybody turn the word picnic positive. And have one together. I'll bring the macoroni salad. Cool? Thanx. And for all the angry black people out there I hear ya but fuck them old racist bastards. They all dead or about to be dead anyway. And if they can't coexist with blacks on earth they damn sure can't do it in heaven. Lol so guess where they're going... Exactly. And it's hot down there and they're gonna burn and be black like us. Owwww

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My brethan, u may very well be coexisting with these old racist black....... if u don't tame your tongue (James4:5-12). There certainly isn't profanity in heaven.

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Whether the word originated in France or not, whether racist whites adapted it to describe their heinous, inhumane crimes during the 17th, 18th, or 19th centuries, the FACT is that IT HAPPENED, and we know it! The "hatred" is what white people did to us, NOT whether we agree on the origin of a word that now describes that travesty.

WE KNOW that white people brutally murdered Black people for no reason whatsoever other than their unwarranted hatred of us by way of forcible hanging (lynching), and that they often gathered in droves to witness these lynchings, oftenbringing their children to witness/experience, men would bring their dates, and some municipalities would even shut the county buildings down, women would prepare meals for their families, and people (often the Klan, but non-Klan whites participated in these practices as well) would prepare a "feast" for the "outdoors", then "barbeque" a Black person; hence, utilizing all the definitions you cite as the word's origin (including the one meaning "of little impoortance" citied by someone else above.

As well, WHY should we be expected to believe/accept YOUR so-called "proof" as opposed to believing/accepting our own? Is it because white people have chosen to "dispel" this so-called "urban legend"? Heck, it's white people who have purposely and collectively spread myths, lies, and falsehoods through their teachings of inaccurate "history" for years, hiding the true nature of their barbarism and always presenting themselves as the better and hence deserving conquerer/winner. It's time we as Black people begin thinking for ourselves, studying and researching OURSTORY (as opposed to "history"), and stop needing a white person to sanction, advocate, and co-sign everything we see, think, believe, or accept as true. In other words: Let's THINK FOR OURSELVES!!! REGARDLESS to whether the word originated in the 1600s in France or last week in Compton, the FACT is, IT HAPPENED. Let's not continue to help whites hide that fact.

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If you look closely at the one definition given it says it was when whites would gather for a outdoor HUNT, what were they hunting???? Hmmm, it did mean to Pic a nigger as entertainment while they ate their lunch on their lawns, not in a restaurant. Again, Most of white history is nothing but stolen black living. Sorry but - so many inventions were thought of by blacks and who got the credit, they white slave owners. And the first black president isn't Obama, he isn't even black--it was in fact John Henson who taught Abraham Lincoln. But history is nothing more than theirstory which is our stolen heritage. It's not a back and forth opinion, it's a fact.

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Please read the book The Making pa a Slave by Willie lynch.......

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its does mean pic a nigger u ignorant white bitches!!!!! Learn ur so called American history!!!

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The word may have originated in France as pique-nique and it may have originated to mean an outdoor fest or eating outdoors, but in America the word was given a different meaning. Whites would use it to mean Pick a nigger to lynch from a tree and they would gather to hold an outdoor lynching as entertainment as many brought food to eat as the watch black men lynched and wiggle around on the rope. Hundreds of black were lynched for the entertainment of the whites all over this country.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can be a French word.
But the Affair[PicNic] and the Festivity around it while Picking a nagger was not common in France I guess.

So why trying to discard Cultural meaning of PicNic during certain era's?

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Blogger Unknown said...

There are pictures of whites eating picnic style while a black person is being Lynch the term came and was thought of because they ate while they tortured Black's white ppl think they discovered many inventions when in fact it was Black's educate myself? There are many words with multiple meanings don't always trust da white ppl word

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Blogger Taqueria Allen said...

There are many words with different meanings do more research have you heard the saying a pic is worth a thousand words? I have and seeing ppl picked to b hung while ppl ate in picnic style says it all it don't take a rocket science to know what's going on let alone how the term came about it makes sense when u look at the pic n say the word its a match if your white your right it doesn't matter to you cause it didn't happen to your ancestors

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Once it's been said that's it wake up ppl I know y'all know words with multiple meanings it's all in how you use it want to make this word positive try giving it a new name cause as a black person it's offensive just like being called a porch monkey it's a lot of ppl who think it's OK to say that word so if we let this word b positive we ignoring the pain n history behind it and that's just lies just like they did back then to cover their asses Black's didn't have a voice now we do sum choose to b dumb but for those like me black lives matter

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