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!)


Tim said...

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

Wikipedia tells a different story:

Anonymous 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?!"