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  • Aly
    February 26, 2009

    …I’m picturing the feminist costume as a “This is what a feminist looks like” tee.

  • Michael
    April 6, 2009

    I didn’t know the word “chav” was used in America, but wonder if it has a slightly different meaning then it does in the UK? It’s not (although frequently is used as) a derogative term for the “Working Class” or poor, but for people who willingly live on benefits from the state rather than work. The reason it gets used so much is that some of the tabloids newspapers here glamorised “Chav culture” (The Sun – “Proud to be Chav”), and I guess it lost it’s meaning to most people along the way. Which is not to say that it isn’t a really horrible word, but the comic made me wonder.

    Huh, that’s a lot of quote marks, hope I used them correctly.

  • eagleapex
    January 8, 2010

    Best thing ever.

  • Fren
    May 28, 2010

    @ Michael – if I’m not mistaken, isn’t it a sort of ackronym (possibly even a backronym) for Council Housed and Violent? Sort of roving street gangs of kids on benefits that go violent simply because they can? I may be working off of some sort of old definition here …

  • Tom Wingfield
    December 19, 2010

    By this definition….AAAAAAAGH I’M A HIPSTER!

    Note to the interested: another distinguishing feature of hipsters is that have identity crises over webcomics.

  • 1SpacyHammond
    February 2, 2011

    The old U.S term for “chav” was “welfare queen.” Nice to know we are moving toward gender equality in our classist epithets

  • Yeh
    May 14, 2012

    I was anti-hipster before it was popular…Now being anti-hipster is too mainstream.

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