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(Daily Mail)   'Tis the holiday season in England, and what better way to celebrate than with more binge drinking and fighting. W/pic of yobs and chavs   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 21
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2012-12-16 03:51:58 PM
6 votes:
Yobs and chavs? All I see are mancs and scousers.
2012-12-16 06:28:16 PM
4 votes:
Baldrick, I want you to go out and buy a turkey so large you'd think it's mother had been rogered by an omnibus.
2012-12-16 06:05:48 PM
4 votes:
I call the dumpster chick.
2012-12-16 08:52:58 PM
3 votes:
3.bp.blogspot.com

Am I bov'red?

I ain't even bov'red...
2012-12-16 06:54:03 PM
3 votes:
yob: an ignorant cretin
chav: an ignorant cretin in a burberry hat
2012-12-16 11:32:21 PM
2 votes:

colithian: Can someone explain to me the difference between yobs and chavs? I always thought they were the same thing. Are yobs like frat boys while chavs are white trash?



The thread, dude, the thread. It lurks above you, an insolent sullen gray - and threatening to shower you with knowlege. Don't resist, just let it happen.
2012-12-16 07:05:31 PM
2 votes:

Landlocked Pirate: I seem to have lost my Field Guide to British Fauna. Could someone please explain the difference between yobs and chavs so that I might distinguish them in the wild?


These are yobs - also known as yobbos. Although originally a British phenomenon yobs are now more common in Australia, where they are also known as bogans.

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blogs.guardian.co.uk
resources3.news.com.au

And these are chavs - they have largely supplanted yobs in Britain. You could say that they are sensitive new age yobbos.

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images.travelpod.com
www.youngdigitallab.net
2012-12-16 06:37:39 PM
2 votes:
images.wikia.com
2012-12-16 02:01:32 PM
2 votes:
Gravity seems to be a lot stronger in the UK.
2012-12-17 12:00:48 AM
1 votes:
I work in a nightclub district in San Francisco, and this is a random Saturday night.
2012-12-16 11:05:06 PM
1 votes:

Aquapope: Sorry I posted that last question before reading the thread. If I understand correctly:
Yobs/Yobbos= American White Trash, NASCAR farkheads, "ImaKillmeAhomo" types, assholes.
Chavs=American White Trash, Hipster farkheads, "Ican'tBeliveyouStillListentoThat" types, douchebags.

Is that about right?



I was in London last year, and I really wanted to see the "yobs", but didn't do sufficient research. Everywhere I went all I could find was polite people trying to make my life easier.

My first night there, I didn't realize the tube didn't run all night. I was at a bus stop waiting for 5am because I was too cheap to take a cab. Another guy comes by, we start talking. I was on leave from Kandahar, and we were talking about the Brits on post and their weird little habits like fried toast and beans for breakfast. He says I'm crazy to spend hours waiting until 5am. I tell him it's 4:45am at the moment. He looks at his watch, shrieks, and says he has to be at work at 7. Then he thinks for a second, and tells me if I'm up for it he'll go back to the bar with me because they're open all night and he'd like to buy me a real beer. He had drank a "Stag" at one point in his life, and thought that was what American beer was like.

James, if you're still out there, I wish you and your liver well...
2012-12-16 07:54:16 PM
1 votes:

cryinoutloud: wellreadneck: I imagine that even sober it would be difficult to walk in those come-fark-me-pumps.

Ugly, dangerous, and impractical. Probably expensive, too. I don't understand.


At least we understand the phrase "pick up a girl" means just that.
2012-12-16 07:30:12 PM
1 votes:
Stay classy, England.
2012-12-16 06:25:22 PM
1 votes:
I seem to have lost my Field Guide to British Fauna. Could someone please explain the difference between yobs and chavs so that I might distinguish them in the wild?
2012-12-16 06:09:01 PM
1 votes:

Smackledorfer: I call the dumpster chick.


She looks like she's squatting down to pee. But to each his own I suppose (NTTAWTT).
2012-12-16 06:06:31 PM
1 votes:
They make Mods and Rockers seem like grannies.
2012-12-16 06:05:27 PM
1 votes:
What do you call the "ladies" and are there more picture evidence available of said "ladies"??
2012-12-16 06:02:23 PM
1 votes:

FunkOut: Bob_Laublaw: Gravity seems to be a lot stronger in the UK.

Actually, gravity really is weaker in North America than in Europe.


The hell you say.
2012-12-16 05:58:41 PM
1 votes:
So Lindsey Lohan goes to the UK for the holidays?
2012-12-16 02:45:25 PM
1 votes:
'tis the season to get hammered and barf in the street! wooo hooo
2012-12-16 02:32:37 PM
1 votes:
My faith in humanity is restored!
 
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