A hosehead or hoser is a derogatory slang term for an “idiot” or “loser,” especially stereotyped as Canadian beer-drinking bumpkins. Where does hosehead come from? Although its exact origins aren’t certain, hosehead appears to originate as a variation on the Canadian slang term, hoser.What is welcome to hoseheads?
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While hoser can be used humorously, hosehead is often used as a slur for Canadians. A separate, unrelated meaning for the term hosehead is used by people diagnosed with sleep apnea. This use of hosehead stems from the fact that some sleep apnea sufferers use a special ventilator tube to help them breathe when they sleep, hence hosehead.Where did the term “Hosehead” originate?
Although its exact origins aren’t certain, hosehead appears to originate as a variation on the Canadian slang term, hoser. As the Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles colorfully defines it, a hoser “refers to the type of Canadian young men who wear toques and flannel shirts while drinking beer and conducting inane conversations.”