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It's really enjoying a comeback since about 5 days ago isn't it?
he's a champion pillock anyway
I think it's the way it sounds to me. It strikes me as a word that has a bad meaning. But it doesn't.
And it sounds a bit like spic
But I've just looked up where it comes from and I can't see why.
It must sound like something else
You're thinking of 'dago'. I'll tell you why: In the mind's eye they both look the same. But only one has a job.
Victory for all!
It's just it seemed to have fallen out of popular use.
A couple of newspapers use it to describe bankers with and BANG spiv this spiv that god damn spivs man i'd give those spivs a piece of man mind oh yeah he's a spiv all right
I'm sure it's a racist term for something. Maybe Italians? But seemingly not.
As above, I must be confusing it with "spic" which is a derogatory term for people of Hispanic descent
Sarah suggested that me phoning them would achieve little