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West Brit (abbreviation for West British) is a pejorative term for an Irish person perceived by some of his countrymen as too anglophile in matters of culture or politics.[1]

West Brit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

"West Brit" is today used by Irish people to criticise a variety of perceived faults:

Generally a humorous or sarcastic reference to someone who is perceived as being a bit posh, well spoken, or socially aspiring ... its the post colonial way to fight off colonial cultural assimilation...  

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 09:45:07 AM EST
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... while holding a copy of the Sun rushing home to watch Coronation Street and the X-factor.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 11:06:13 AM EST
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You must move in different circles.  The West Brits around here are altogether more refined.  They even disdain their kids watching X factor...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 11:49:52 AM EST
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No, no, I mean the ones using the term "West Brit".
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 12:02:29 PM EST
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Culturally, Ireland is a region of the UK.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 12:03:16 PM EST
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your on the SF watch list after a remark like that!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 12:10:06 PM EST
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