Oi!


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Oi!

A form of punk music that developed in the late 1970s in Britain that attempted to return to the populist non-commercial origins of punk. Characterized by extremely simple tunes and lyrics.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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In response, the miners would shout "oi, oi, oi!" so their wives would know they had been heard.
Wolfie masks on, warm Holsten pinged and a quick rendition of "da da-da da da dada-dada da dada-dada daah OI OI OI!" and we're away - who needs a sticky carpets to get the true flavour of the BDO World Championship?
Then she thanked her mum and dad before lapsing into a strong Welsh accent for a rugby- style chant of: "Oggy, oggy, oggy, oi, oi, oi!"
Zeta Jones, heavily pregnant with her second child, picked up the best supporting actress prize at the film Baftas for a high-kicking role in musical Chicago - and celebrated with a Welsh ``Oggy Oggy Oggy, Oi Oi Oi!'' chant.
The actress added her thanks ``to mymam and dad in Swansea, South Wales'' and then added Max Boyce's chant: ``Oggy, Oggy, Oggy, Oi Oi Oi!''.