People talk about "chav behaviour" or "chav insults" and that sort of thing. Oh, don't believe the popular etymologies that you read sometimes in the press and on websites. I saw one the other day, people said, "It's an acronym, 'chav', from 'council house and violent'"—well, no, it isn't, that was made up in recent times.
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Besides referring to loutish behaviour, violence, and particular speech patterns, the chav stereotype includes wearing branded designer sportswear ,  which may be accompanied by some form of flashy gold jewellery otherwise termed as " bling ". In a case where a teenage woman was barred from her own home under the terms of an anti-social behaviour order in , some British national newspapers branded her "the real-life Vicky Pollard " with the Daily Star running headlines reading, "Good riddance to chav scum: real life Vicky Pollard evicted",  both referring to a BBC comedy character.
Created by radio host Matt Lucas for the show Little Britain , the character Vicky Pollard is a teenage girl intended to parody a chav. The article quoted a cadet as saying, "William has a great sense of humour and went to a lot of trouble thinking up what to wear". Response to the stereotype has ranged from amusement to criticism, with some saying that it is a new manifestation of classism.
In the fashion house Burberry , whilst deriding chavs, claimed that the widespread fashion in the UK of chavs wearing its branded style Burberry check was due to the widespread availability of cheaper counterfeit versions.
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The large supermarket chain Asda has attempted to trademark the word "chav" for a line of confectionery. A spokeswoman said, "With slogans from characters in shows such as Little Britain and The Catherine Tate Show providing us with more and more contemporary slang, our "Whatever" sweets — now nicknamed chav hearts — have become very popular with kids and grown-ups alike.
We thought we needed to give them some respect and have decided to trademark our sweets. A BBC TV documentary suggested that chav culture is an evolution of previous working-class youth subcultures associated with particular commercial clothing styles, such as mods , skinheads , and casuals. In a February article in The Times , Julie Burchill argued that use of the word is a form of "social racism ", and that such "sneering" reveals more about the shortcomings of the "chav-haters" than those of their supposed victims.
The Fabian Society considers the term to be offensive and regards it as "sneering and patronising" to a largely voiceless group. But this is something new.
This is middle class hatred of the white working class, pure and simple. By , the word was used in national newspapers and common parlance in the UK. Characters described as "chavs" have been featured in numerous British television programmes, as well as films. The character, clothing, attitude and musical interests of Lauren Cooper and her friends in the BBC comedy series, The Catherine Tate Show , have been associated with the chav stereotype.
When Cassandra sees herself in a mirror, she exclaims "Oh my God I'm a chav! Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses. Home FAQ Contact. Chav Wikipedia open wikipedia design. Retrieved 30 May Fabian Society. Archived from the original on 12 January Keep Your English Up To date. BBC World Service. Retrieved 1 October The Guardian. Retrieved 13 April Retrieved 17 April BBC News. Retrieved 13 August World Wide Words. Retrieved 23 February Retrieved 14 April But if I'm going to stab my gay brother in the back who isn't butch and who maybe acts a little bit more effeminate, what good is that?
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