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4th Jun '18 10:56:03 AM MadAnthony94
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* The unnamed Southern Colonel, the last person cocky Homer challenges to a duel in the ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(annoyed grunt)".

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* The unnamed Southern Colonel, the last person cocky Homer challenges to a duel in the ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "E-I-E-I-(annoyed grunt)". In "Homer vs. The Eighteenth Amendment", Southern gentlemen request bootleg mint juleps at Moe's Speakeasy.
12th Apr '18 8:01:11 AM CobaltJacket
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* Don Johnson plays one of these as "Sir" in Series/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents2017. The photo above is ''not'' from that role, as he appears to have a penchant for this type.
12th Apr '18 7:43:58 AM CobaltJacket
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*** Don Johnson played a similar role as Sir in Series/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents2017.



* Don Johnson played a similar role as Sir in Series/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents2017.
12th Apr '18 7:43:32 AM CobaltJacket
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* Don Johnson played a similar role as Sir in Series/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents2017.
18th Feb '18 6:31:09 AM IdumeanPatriot
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* Most of the major Southern characters in ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'' are some variation of this; for example, General Laclede is a classic type, while Colonel [=McMoster=] is a somewhat more rugged middle-class example.
3rd Feb '18 8:52:44 AM FactoidCow
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* "The Captain" from Film/ThankYouForSmoking, right down to the mint julep [[spoiler: on his coffin]]

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* ''Film/ThankYouForSmoking'' brings us "The Captain" from Film/ThankYouForSmoking, Captain," who is this trope made flesh, right down to the mint julep [[spoiler: on his coffin]]julep. He's described as "the last great man of tobacco."



* ''Film/ThankYouForSmoking'' brings us "The Colonel," who is this trope made flesh. He's described as "the last great man of tobacco."
28th Dec '17 1:57:06 PM nombretomado
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* Senator Beauregard Claghorn of Charleston, South Carolina from ''Radio/TheFredAllenShow''; the character who would be the inspiration for FoghornLeghorn. Most of Foghorn Leghorn's catchphrases (Like "That's a joke, son") originated with Senator Claghorn.

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\n* Senator Beauregard Claghorn of Charleston, South Carolina from ''Radio/TheFredAllenShow''; the character who would be the inspiration for FoghornLeghorn. WesternAnimation/FoghornLeghorn. Most of Foghorn Leghorn's catchphrases (Like "That's a joke, son") originated with Senator Claghorn.
Claghorn.



12th Dec '17 12:17:33 PM SeptimusHeap
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* Comicbook/{{Gambit}} from the ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'' books counts as this. His dark past aside, he has very genial personality, especially towards women, he dresses well and he's from TheBigEasy. Fits in with him also being a GentlemanThief and a LovableRogue.

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* Comicbook/{{Gambit}} from the ''Comicbook/{{X-Men}}'' ''Comicbook/XMen'' books counts as this. His dark past aside, he has very genial personality, especially towards women, he dresses well and he's from TheBigEasy. Fits in with him also being a GentlemanThief and a LovableRogue.
11th Dec '17 10:15:11 AM Epicazeroth
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* During the American Civil War, one general invoked this trope to protect his written orders from spies: he sealed them in a fancy envelope, daubed them with perfume, and had them signed by a female hand. His orders were reportedly never intercepted, because he'd guessed correctly that no southern gentleman would ''dare'' be so uncouth as to read, never mind ''open'', a lady's love-letter.

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* During the American Civil War, one general invoked this trope to protect his written orders from spies: he sealed them in a fancy envelope, daubed them with perfume, and had them signed by a female hand. His orders were reportedly never intercepted, because he'd guessed correctly that no southern gentleman would ''dare'' be so uncouth as to read, open, never mind ''open'', ''read'', a lady's love-letter.
11th Dec '17 10:13:09 AM Epicazeroth
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Common vices: [[ValuesDissonance Racism]], [[TheAlcoholic drinking]], smoking [[DistinguishedGentlemansPipe pipes]] and [[CigarChomper cigars]], and/or [[TheGambler gambling]], {{pride}}.

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Common vices: [[ValuesDissonance Racism]], [[TheAlcoholic drinking]], smoking [[DistinguishedGentlemansPipe pipes]] and and/or [[CigarChomper cigars]], and/or [[TheGambler gambling]], {{pride}}.
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