- n. Plural form of golliwog.
“Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been summarily dismissed from her post for racism, after it emerged that the gift shop on her Sandringham estate was selling golliwogs.”
“But she's at her very best when using her dismissive powers on those who deserve it most: people who criticise her parenting, or those brave souls who think it's a good idea to come up to her in a pub and start talking about golliwogs.”
“With this in mind, what are people such as the Etheridges trying to prove with their golliwogs?”
“Britons instinctively find their own default cultural setting and, for obvious reasons, the likes of golliwogs and The Black and White Minstrel Show aren't making the cut in 2011.”
“Married couple and would-be councillors Bill and Star Etheridgecorrect resigned from the Tory party after being suspended for posing on Facebook, clutching golliwogs.”
“It doesn't matter that golliwogs were banished from jam jars or Enid Blyton books.”
“Intelligent people who fail to understand why golliwogs aren't just a cuddly toy to those of us who know a smidgen of history or had to put up with endless golly jokes on the school bus?”
“We all loved our golliwogs, it was a toy like a bear not a person for heavens sake, it certainly never occurred to me that it would demean a black person.”
“The only place I have seen golliwogs recently was the shop at the Koori Heritage Trust in Melbourne - made and sold by aboriginal people.”
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