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  • What is the difference between a bum, a hobo and a tramp?

    What is the difference between a bum, a hobo and a tramp?

  • #2
    An excellent question 99! In my experience (short as it may be) A bum is someone who may or may not be homeless, but is sort of a low life, who prefers to get by doing the minimum. A hobo is slang for a homeless individual, usually someone who moves camp every now and then. And a tramp (in this day and age) is a woman who uhh, is a little more, shall we say "active" than she should be. or an outcast individual who prefers to live by themselves without the help of others.
    -Jack

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      • #4
        Dallas and MDhunter summed it up. And Dallas while 99 might be a hypocrite your question didn't really have alot to do with hunting either.

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        • #5
          Not much.

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          • #6
            It's semantics and the eye of the beholder. Hobo's ride the rails esp in the 1930's and used to do work for the food they received. Bums ask for something for nothing and tramps are hobo's that travel by foot in my definition but they are interchangeable I think.

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            • #7
              JMO~~ A Hobo-is a Migratory Worker and Takes Long Holidays.
              A Tramp-Is Pathologically allergic to Work and avoids it at all Cost.
              A Bum-Is the lowest of the low,He has NO desire to travel and even less for Work.And Man Do we have a load of Them!!
              Just saying........LMAO

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              • #8
                There are a lot of annoying people out there who like to whine and complain about others for no reason.

                What the different between a complainer, a whiner, or one who has to b.tch about stupid things?

                Peace to everybody on Field and Stream!

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                • #9
                  Gary, I would give you a + 10 if I could.

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                  • #10
                    Gary very well put +1

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                        • #13
                          OK McWort [Wort a useless piece of flesh that is difficult to remove]; I will give you the attention you so desperately crave. Once and only once.

                          Since you like related subjects. Here is a Holiday Wish.

                          I have some Mistletoe in my back pocket. So you know what you can Kiss.

                          That's how you do it. Be insulting and funny on the same post. Do not expect a response. I am too busy on the Holidays to banter with someone as challenged as yourself.

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                          • #14
                            Dallas, you looked up those definitions on "the free online dictionary." Except for tramp. That definition must be yours.

                            And why does that MAT kid always post right after you?

                            PS: Did you know that there is a McWhorter elementary school located in Dallas, TX?

                            PPS: the movie "Firefox" with Clint Eastwood was on the tele last night. It was poorly done, had bad effects, but I still found it mildly entertaining. Cheers!

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                            • #15
                              Mr. Huber,
                              It wasn't real funny, but you were being insulting, so why don't you back off the name calling, A-hole calling, telling people to kiss your bottom, and calling people useless flesh.

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