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Chav Etymology

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Loki
Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Isa
Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Skedaddle to Selfie by Allan Metcalf review – words that sum up your generation
The gimmick for this fun-sized contribution to the pop-etymology shelves is that it selects and glosses a handful of representative words for each generation.
Why is 'chav' still controversial?
But for others, it's a nasty, coded attack on the working class. And for some commentators the word chav is now at the heart of Britain's obsession with class. There has been much discussion over the origin of the term.
The Old Straight Track by Alfred Watkins – walking through the past
Along the way, he calls on archaeology, local history, cartography, botany and etymology, especially the origins of place names along his leys.
What will the English language be like in 100 years?
But while numerous dialect words were collected for “young person in cheap trendy clothes and jewellery” – pikey, charva, ned, scally – the word chav was found throughout England, demonstrating how features of the Estuary English spoken in the Greater ...
Tulisa drugs trial: Was Tulisa targeted for being 'a chav'?
Is it because she is - let's not put too fine a point on it - seen as 'a chav'? (as a her fellow X-Factor judge Louis Walsh once dubbed her). What was extraordinary was the coverage of the trial itself.

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