West Brit

Derogatory term for a person with Anglo-Irish ancestry; properly a West Briton

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  • West Briton — (adjective West British; both often shortened to West Brit) is a pejorative term for an Irish person who is alleged by the user of the term to be excessively sympathetic to the United Kingdom or who takes his cultural and social cues from Great… …   Wikipedia

  • West, Arthur Graeme — (1891 1917)    Born in Norfolk but raised in London, he was educated at Blundell s School, Tiverton, Devon, and at Baliol College, Oxford. He volunteered in 1915, but was rejected for a commission owing to poor eyesight. However, he enlisted in… …   British and Irish poets

  • West, Victor — (1920 2002)    Born in Lambeth, and brought up in Whitstable, Kent, his interest in battles was sparked by a lecture he heard at the age of 10 on the catastrophic Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. He received a sound education at Simon… …   British and Irish poets

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  • BRIT Awards — Les Brit Awards sont une récompense musicale britannique délivrée depuis 1977. Lauréats par année 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993 | 1992 | 1991 | 1990 | 1990 |… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Brit funk — is a musical style that has its origins in the British music scene of the late 1970s 80s. It mixes elements from funk and soul music with original jazz funk and Caribbean overtones. An important stylistic element of Brit funk is the dominant role …   Wikipedia

  • Brit — may refer to: *Briton **British Islands **United Kingdom *BRIT Awards *Bedford Road Invitational Tournament, a basketball tournament held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada *Botanical Research Institute of Texas *Brit, the young of a herring or a …   Wikipedia

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