"I mean, 'whitey?' That's something that George Jefferson would say."
- Michelle Obama, commenting on a Clinton-supporting blogger's unsubstantiated claim that she made an incendiary speech about white folks using tired 1970s terminology.
It's a valid point in general terms--does anybody really say "whitey" anymore?--but I think that, technically, George probably would have used the word "honky."
Related: "The Jeffersons" (Museum of Broadcast Communications)