One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
intolerant, illiberal, reactionary, conservative, ultra-conservative, conventional, parochial, provincial, insular, small-town, localist, small-minded, petty-minded, petty, close-minded, short-sighted, myopic, blinkered, inward-looking, narrow, hidebound, dyed-in-the-wool, diehard, limited, restricted, inflexible, dogmatic, rigid, entrenched, prejudiced, bigoted, biased, partisan, sectarian, discriminatory
prudish, priggish, strait-laced, stuffy, puritanical, moralistic, prim, starchy, prissy, shockable
racist, racialist, chauvinistic, chauvinist, sexist, nationalistic
British parish-pump, blimpish
North American informal jerkwater
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