woollyback


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woollyback

(ˈwʊlɪˌbæk)
n
(Peoples) slang Liverpool a person who lives in a region near, but not in, Liverpool
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ITV also pulled a belated gift out of the bag last night with everyone's favourite professional Scouser journeying to Rwanda to hang out with some primates - although I expect a fair few real Liverpudlians were wondering why it was called John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure, and not The Woollyback Meets The Silverback.
ITV also pulled a belated gift out of the bag last night with everyone's favourite professional Scouser hanging out with primates in Rwanda - although I expect a few real Liverpudlians were wondering why it was called John Bishop's Gorilla Adventure and not The Woollyback Meets The Silverback.
So instead, Woollyback Productions (named after the derogatory term for Wirral-dwellers) have plotted mini movie Who's Ready For Ice Cream?
On moving up into Woollyback land I have seen them at a distance on numerous occasions, last winter in a field at the top of Apple Orchard Bank and even had them jump across the road in front of me.
He was a woollyback from Southport, where all the minted hang out.
What do the terms real Scouser, posh Scouser, plastic Scouser and woollyback mean to you?
Looka, it's bad enough the apples and pears brigade tryin' ter airbrush us off of the maps without some woollyback fifth column 'avin' a go an' all like, eh?
Being from just down the road in Preston I would be considered more of a Woollyback - but these days I certainly feel like an adopted Scouser.
I think of this whole area as home, but I suppose at heart I'm a woollyback," he chuckles.
Occasionally described as a Liverpool comic, Clifton admits to being ``a woollyback actually - from St Helens.
BIG Martin, aka Rainford Man and The Woollyback, had something he wanted to show me - and I was nervous.
However, a rather more erudite reader who writes: ``In signing himself Wirral Woollyback, he aspires to a position in society to which he is not entitled.