Liverpolitan

Liverpolitan

(ˌlɪvəˈpɒlɪtən)
n
a native or inhabitant of Liverpool
adj
of or relating to Liverpool
[C20: a supposedly status-enhancing adaptation of Liverpudlian from Liverpool + Greek politēs citizen]
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Amid the 'great depression' of the late nineteenth century, 'Max von Sauerkraut' became a demonic figure out in suburban 'clerkland', as local Liverpolitan clerks complained of being replaced by cheap and 'obsequious' German office workers, able to 'get along with a little sausage and bread all day'.
Other regional words included kaylied from Manchester, gip from Yorkshire and Liverpolitan from Liverpool.
* SEE Mr Makin, one of the last of the true Liverpolitan gentlemen, is as much a tourist sight as the Liverpool Wheel, and here he is in all his glory in a picture entitled, a little mischievously, Out on the Pith.
Another term said to have been invented in the 19th century, for posher types, is "Liverpolitan", based on "metropolitan".
While Mr Cameron slides his feet under the desk at 10 Downing Street, Mr B is contemplating setting up a Society for the Preservation of Liverpolitan Conservatives.
Some experts claim that, in Victorian times, locals were actually called something that sounds far posher - "Liverpolitan".
That joie de vivre has been unbalanced to the point of total collapse by the discovery that the Malmaison hotel, that most civilised of Liverpolitan establishments, is taking a long view of life.
As our man in the stands observed: 'The most optimistic Evertonian and Liverpolitan [sic] could not have looked to Saturday's games to produce four points to the Mersey teams.' 05RAY & Miles of London Road were advertising their 'useful' presents for Christmas.
"We have a global brand in Liverpool, and over recent years we have developed a Liverpolitan way of life.
They give rise to the suspicion that Santa's true kingdom is not at the North Pole, but is, in fact, among us within the Liverpolitan corridors of power.
And, as the Heywoods history observed, one entry said much about the low life expectancy of the average Liverpolitan. It said: "Thick-lipped old woman of 45."
But Scousers - even Liverpolitan ones who have emigrated to Wirral - are an informal lot.
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