It is Offensive Slang used as a disparaging term for a member of the white rural laboring class, especially in the southern United States.
It is originally used to denote poor, white farmers, regarded as having a provincial, conservative, often bigoted attitude.
"I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer." When asked about his family, he got off one of the best quips of the entire campaign: "My mother went into the Peace Corps when she was sixty-eight.Two rednecks were having the blue plate special at their favorite watering hole, when they heard this awful choking sound. She was so shocked, she gasped and coughed up the obstruction and began to breathe, with great relief.They turned around to see a lady, a few bar stools down, turning blue from wolfing down a possum burger too fast. The first redneck turned back to his friend and said, "Funny how that there Hind Lick Maneuver works ever' time." The Pentagon announced today the formation of a new 500-man elite fighting unit called the "United States Redneck Special Forces". 4.) They don't like beer, pickups, country music, or Jesus.One of the most popular TV shows of all time is turned into a fall-down funny movie, as the Clampett clan strikes "black gold" and moves to Southern California, tries to get Jed hitched and encounters a pair of swindlers out to steal their fortune.The term redneck refers to a (typically male) person having a red neck caused by working outdoors in the sunlight over the course of their lifetime.However, many of us have taken this term as a point of pride.