"Ignorant" = "rude" a Scotticism?

Geoff Nathan an6993 at WAYNE.EDU
Thu Jun 24 12:54:08 UTC 2004

At 01:23 AM 6/24/2004, you wrote:
>Is "ignorant" = "rude" widespread in the US? If so, maybe it should be in
>the standard dictionaries.

I've heard it in Carbondale, IL (not far from St. Louis) and, I think, in
Detroit.  I've always assumed it was an innovation, because nobody who used
it was over, maybe, 25.


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