from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A rascal or miscreant, a scallywag.
- n. A jobless yob having little or no education, and having committed some type of crime. Commonly used in Manchester and Merseyside.
- n. A flat cap or driving cap.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Scalled; scurfy; scald.
This is Tony Evans's memoir of life as a Liverpool-supporting scouse 'scally'.
While I have the mental picture of the local "scally" in my head,making up lies with his brief to fit the facts i'm in full agreement with you.
I welcome words such as chav or scally if it makes it more comfortable to talk about some of the people who wallow in litter-strewn estates who have too long been defended by people who don't have to live near them.
But here, the scally experience is served up straight.
The scene I have set for myself whilst reading your post, has you hiding behind your paper listening to the Silver Toothed scally-wag rail-bully, hoping that this nastyness would all go away without inconveniencing youself.
Just because this little scally was cutting food with it at the time doesn't make it ok.
The show about scally Manchester drug dealer Moz has Mark E Smith taking on the role of Jesus.
That was awesome, apart from a scally in front of me talking really loudly towards the end.
And you came across a scally as soon as you arrived in Liverpool, a great city and my favourite football team as well.
Rhetoric Should Be Political by debbie scally on Sunday, Oct 30, 2005 at 10: 39: 12 AM
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