Thursday, October 12, 2006

Etymology of Chav

Well, whaddya know! Hee hee...public school girls under suspicion, (and probably rightly so, unless Ms Tuck has radically changed the institution in recent years!)

2 comments:

Tim said...

I had heard that it stood for Council Housed And Violent.

Wikipedia tells a different story:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chav

Leo said...

I am more inclined to believe the chavo theory.

"Chavalo" is a slang word in Portugal. Like in: "Fónix, chavalo, mas 'tás t'a passar ou quê?!"