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  • n. Plural form of herbert.

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Examples

  • We were the only boys there who really looked the part, the rest of them looked like scruffy little herberts.

    Salvatore Bono: Meet England's The Heartbreaks

  • Mao's cultural revolution was disastrous but in this country and in America we have two herberts appealing for just that sort of radicalism.

    Smoking Guns and the Morality of Parliamentary Privilege

  • As little boys it was a very special moment, mum sitting with us because she was out all day working and we were little street herberts really.

    dovegreyreader asks...Ralph McTell

  • I recall feeling this was rather unfair on the herberts, (and maybe it is) but (if I'm right) had the police in this case in fact arrested the preachers (which they didn't do of course), this would not really have represented a new departure from what is probably a centuries old practice.

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

  • This presumably is on the eminently sensible basis that it may be easier to remove two obnoxious herberts from the scene than an much larger angry mob.

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

  • Dave's sock puppet "wally range": "was wondering whether you had ever come across photographs that linked two recent threads - posh Oxford herberts making obscene hand gestures?"

    Burlesque Gate: No Immoral High Ground For Lib Dems

  • I was wondering whether you had ever come across photographs that linked two recent threads - posh Oxford herberts making obscene hand gestures?

    Burlesque Gate: No Immoral High Ground For Lib Dems

  • Yes, well that's what we've come to expect from these spotty herberts.

    The EU Wants to Kill You

  • Indeed, like Jones, Elba has done time as one of Guy Ritchie's mockney herberts, playing Mumbles in Mr Madonna's widely derided Rocknrolla.

    The Guardian World News

  • I also knew that the top end riders at most Gran Fondos are either young herberts on their way up towards the pro ranks OR gnarly old pros on their way down but refusing to go quietly - so I was intent on just turning up and doing my own thing quietly with no real pressure or expectation from me .... how wrong I was again.

    PezCyclingNews.com

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