Chavs

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But 'Posh' Is Starting to Hurt Me

Nathalie Gordon | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nathalie Gordon

In the media recently there has been, as their always is, people brandishing the 'public school' iron, tarnishing those of us who went to public school. The media is turning our education into a negative.

The Unnerving Discovery That I am a Terrible Classist

Alistair Coleman | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

There was a time when you couldn't have a sitcom without a comedy camp character, and there were even one or two that bordered on outright racism. While Mr Humphries is fondly remembered, the past is exactly where he should stay.

Our Manors are ill - And it Needs to Be Discussed

Plan B | Posted 15.05.2012 | Home
Plan B

The world, and this country especially, is full of contradictions. With my new track and accompanying video, ill Manors, I'm just highlighting them, I'm not condoning anything. I aired my feelings about the riots very publicly when they happened and I still feel the same way.

Chavs Beware! Paddy Power Claims First Scalps At Cheltenham

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Bookmaker Paddy Power claimed its first chav scalps today, just one day into the Cheltenham Festival. Hot on the heels of its controversial Chav T...

Paddy Power's Chav Tranquiliser Advert Shows Cheltenham Festival Assassin (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

Bookmaker Paddy Power has released a new advert just a week after its previous offering was banned. The “Chav Tranquiliser” features a smartly...

UK Riots: Afterthoughts

Benjamin Montero | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Politics
Benjamin Montero

What is needed is a young person's party of the United Kingdom, not a party that reflects the wishes of young working people, but that is theirs.

Britain's Pomp and Snobbery has Become Ever More Apparent

Scott Hill | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Politics
Scott Hill

Let us not be fooled into thinking that this is a race related problem. It is not. Rather, it is a class issue that has persistently plagued the United Kingdom.

My Working Class Holiday In England

Delia Lloyd | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK
Delia Lloyd

My first inkling that I still had way more to learn about the UK came several years ago, when I first grasped the profoundly important place of alcohol in British culture. I had another such realization this past weekend, as my family and I - by virtue of attending a chess tournament for my son - ventured out to sample a working-class holiday camp in England.

'Mummy, What Does Middle Class Mean?'

www.lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

In this day and age, just how relevant are the concepts of class and is it ok to be on the side of cheap and cheerful?...