Synonyms for rugger_bugger or Related words with rugger_bugger
Examples of "rugger_bugger"
"V/A – Gay Pride (You Don’t Know What You’re Missing)" (
, 1994) Features the track "Brett From Suede (It's About Time You Got Laid) By A Man"
Fettes pupils wear chocolate and magenta coloured blazers. It is said that Fettes "used to have a hearty,
, Caledonian image".
A compilation CD, "Make Tea Not War", was released in 2000 on
Records and a cut-down vinyl LP version was also pressed. Both albums quickly sold out.
Wat Tyler were an English punk/novelty band of the late 1980s and 1990s, fronted by Sean Forbes alongside Simon Tucker and Smithy. The band were known for their eclectic style, political commentary, surreal humour, and inside jokes, and produced a number of EPs and albums on different labels, including their own
imprint and Lookout! Records.
The term has a similar meaning to "toff" and "
" and is seen as the male equivalent of "Sloane Ranger". It is usually applied to a snobbish, arrogant aristocratic male with a privileged public school and university (Oxford or Cambridge) background, or simply a well-spoken, well-educated, wealthy, pompous male who stands out among lower classes. Writing in New Zealand's "The Northern Standard" in 2007, Tim Eves indicates that the term in New Zealand is related to urban contempt of rural folk, explaining that "the latest fad among city folk is to discuss their rural friends with a mix of envy and downright resentment".
In 1992 Credit to the Nation recorded what would become their best-known song, "Call It What You Want", which sampled the iconic opening guitar riff from Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit". The band released the single via
, a London punk label, pressing an initial run of 1000 7" singles. The single came to the attention of BBC Radio 1 DJ John Peel, who played it on his John Peel Session on Radio 1. Within a week, the band had a three-album deal with One Little Indian (the label of Björk and The Shamen) who had heard the show and promptly bought the rights to and re-released the single.
After touring up and down the United Kingdom with the likes of Leatherface, NOFX and Wat Tyler, the band set about recording demos. This coincided with a tour of the Basque region in Spain, where copies of the demos sold well. On their return Sean of Wat Tyler, the man behind "
Records", put up the modest money to record a Guns 'N' Wankers album, which was recorded and produced by Andy Davies in Hitchin, Herts. The recordings were originally released on "
Records" as three 7" EPs: Hardcore, Pop, and Metal (A Silly EP was free with an issue of Fear & Loathing 'zine in very limited numbers), the album was later that year, omitting the track "Evergreen" from the Metal EP. However, when NOFX's Fat Mike showed an interest in releasing the album on legendary US punk label Fat Wreck Chords, he dispensed with all the material from Metal. The remainder was a compilation of the Hardcore and Pop EPs, released as an eight-track album called "For Dancing And Listening" on Fat Wreck Chords. The album was well received and continues to be highly regarded by the punk fraternity, but unfortunately soon after, the band split due to the reformation of Snuff. Pat Walters went on to play with singer-songwriter Marc Carroll in a band called "The Hormones" and Joolz formed punk band Dogpiss.
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