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  • proper n. The Pakistan cricket team.
  • proper n. Plural form of Paki.


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  • Today those called "Pakis" are very well established with their children mostly university graduates and contributing to the Canadian economy, often in high positions.

    Multiculturalism: Mr Cameron's crude caricature solves no problems | Observer editorial

  • But so is a Prince in the British Army calling fellow recruits 'Pakis'.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • I thank Jane Schiff for pointing out the offensive character of the word 'Pakis'.

    Do Us A Favor, Pakistanis!

  • If you want to just demonstrate your expertise on islam, than may I respectfully suggest that your comments will do more justice on other, more dedicated, forums on "Pakis" and immigration.


  • I thought true Labour people hated "Pakis" and "queers" in equal measure?

    I Pity Gay Men

  • As for your extended "bovver boy" example: if he sincerely believes, as a moral axiom, that it is wrong to allow "Pakis" into the country, how would you demonstrate, objectively, that he is wrong?

    Carry-Over Thread

  • For example, people of Pakistani descent who have been in the UK for many generations will still be referred to as "Pakis", even though they are British.

    apples and oranges

  • Of course, I might be a bit prejudiced in favour of "Pakis", seeing that I married one myself. '

    Rumpole and the Reign of Terror

  • The tolerance extended to Islam in Britain is partly because immigrants such as Pakistanis were often the butt of racism in the past, and contemptuously called "Pakis" by stand-up comedians. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The reason I ask this is the following: Some years ago, George Bush was being interviewed and in that interview made specific mention of the "Pakis" for the Pakistanis.

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