Re: RARA-AVIS: zebra crossings/UK noir

From: Peedie Monk (
Date: 13 Jun 2002

----- Original Message ----- From: "Anderson, Erick (ETW)" <>

> Can someone across the pond explain to me the meaning of the word "Git"? I
> have a T-Shirt, with a very nicely designed legend that says "Surly Gits"
> emblazoned across the chest, but I'm loath to wear until I find out what
> promoting.
A worthless or contemptible person. A fool. An variant of "get," still used in Scotland. Get = "brat, bastard, contemptible person, fool, idiot." Derived from "beget", to get with child. A "get" was an illegitimate child.

Al Guthrie

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