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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But there are three interesting terms that carry a great deal of social significance, despite being somewhat loose in terms of reference: "scruff ", "scally", and "woollyback".
But he then turned on the fans, saying he hated the people of Liverpool, who the second he enjoyed any success, turned on him and called him a woollyback - Scouse slang for an out-of-towner.
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.
Liverpudlians--cocksure, streetwise and practitioners of a famous, scathing wit--have always thought of their city as the best in the world, an idea perhaps of its potential rather than reality, the wit as much self deprecating as directed at 'woollyback' outsiders.
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.
Carty (Nicky Bell) is a bright but disaffected teenager whiling his days away sketching his uncle/boss at work, pulling women, and secretly longing to belong to "The Pack" - the Tranmere fans who travel the north west picking fights with rival "woollyback" supporters..