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fuzzy-wuzzy

(ˈfʌzɪˌwʌzɪ)
n, pl -wuzzies or -wuzzy
(Peoples) archaic offensive slang a Black fuzzy-haired native of any of various countries
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In 1885 General Gordon had his head chopped off at Khartoum by gentlemen branded "fuzzy-wuzzies" by Dad's Army's Corporal Jones.
Strange then that none of the politically correct brigade have remarked on the term "fuzzy-wuzzies", popularised by Corporal Jones in Dad's Army and quoted in several obituaries of the late Clive Dunn.
Jones had a number of memorable catchphrases, including "Don't panic", "They don't like it up 'em", "Permission to speak, sir" and the "Fuzzy-Wuzzies".
THERE was the odd maypole-hugger demanding an Englishman on the grounds that it was us who first showed the fuzzy-wuzzies how to kick a pig's bladder.
29) A favourite sabotage measure adopted by the Fuzzy-Wuzzies was to poison the waterhole ...