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"With his hayseed grammar, denim shirt and lifetime-member NRA cap, Dad would have always been out of place at Harvard, but his scarring intensified the effect."

The word "hayseed" means: a person from the country, especially one who is simple and unsophisticated."denim shirt" and "lifetime-member NRA cap" relate to Dad's clothes. But what about the "grammar"? Does it mean his grammar book?

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MY PARENTS ARRIVED AS the leaves began to turn, when campus was at its most beautiful, the reds and yellows of autumn mingling with the burgundy of colonial brick. With his hayseed grammar, denim shirt and lifetime-member NRA cap, Dad would have always been out of place at Harvard, but his scarring intensified the effect.

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    You already pretty much answered the question yourself. A hayseed is "a person from the country, especially one who is simple and unsophisticated", so hayseed grammar is grammar of the kind "hayseed": the kind that a person from the country, especially one who is simple and unsophisticated, would use. – stangdon Jun 21 '18 at 17:49
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Hayseed here is used figuratively to refer to:

  • an unsophisticated person from a rural area;

so the grammar, that's the language they speak is sort of basic, unsophisticated.

(Dictionary.com)

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