Re: R: RARA-AVIS: british terminology

From: Terrill Lankford (
Date: 07 Aug 2002

Luca Conti wrote:

> *Golly* is a derogatory term for a Black person.
> *Charver* is going to bed with someone.
> *Mods* and *Rockers* were two rival teenage movements fron the early
> Sixties. Mods used to ride Italian motor scooters (*Vespa*). I'm
> simplifying quite a lot, in this case...

And Miker, if you want to see the Mods and Rockers in action against each other big time, check out the movie version of The Who's QUADROPHENIA.


P.S. - Congrats on finding that cap button on your computer.

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