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The British aristocracy opposed the "redneck"

July 17 2008
05:59

Representatives of British bourgeois intellectuals protested against the use of British popular in Britain, the word "chav", which translates into Russian only as "rednecks." According to the initiators of the protest, this concept expresses the hatred of the middle class to the "white working class" and should not be used in the media and ordinary conversations in the streets.

According to Tom Hampson, redaktora magazine, owned by the Fabian Society - an independent public organization, a moderate leftist, and contribute to the spread of reformist ideas, "if you use this word, you can not consider myself a left."

"It is a contemptuous, insulting, and possibly the most dangerous word that carries dissension, which turns" trash "in something like a terrible monster who dwells in the headlines of tabloids. This hatred of the middle class to the white working class, the simple and unpretentious," - says Hampson , transmits RBC.

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