A greb is a person who, in a disastrous attempt at 'individualism', dresses in the same
way and listens to the same
music as all of his/her greb friends.
typically wear baggy trousers, hoodies of their
favourite bands, chains and various skateboarding paraphernalia. This is meant to be a backlash against 'designer label culture', but the greb doesn't seem to realise that just
because you don't dress in designer clothes it doesn't mean you have to make yourself look like
a complete prick.
listen to 'alternative music'. This would
it is somehow
different to what is heard in the mainstream, yet most of the CDs they
listen to are available at Woolworths. It's the sort
of stuff that
John Peel stopped playing at the end of the 1970s, yet to them it is 'new' and 'innovative'. Grebs
dismiss new and interesting forms of music, saying that
it is made
by people with
. To a greb talent
who is not bad at guitar who can also
play grade 5 on piano.
are rivals of the chavs/townies. They
dislike the way the 'townies' experiment with
new forms of language which distinguish them from the older generations. Grebs
talk like their
are contained in their
ghettos in order
to protect the public
at large. They
are usually found in the less well-off parts of the suburbs. Their
parents are typically teachers and social workers who spend their spare
time reading The Guardian and telling everyone about how Margaret Thatcher ruined British society in the 1980s. Grebs
themselves have left-wing political beliefs. They tell
believe in equality, but look down their
noses at the 'chav underclass'. They
you all about the evils of capitalism, but spend most of their
time watching Sky TV and take their summer
holidays in Disney World where they
drink Coca-Cola all day and eat lunch at McDonald's.
In summary, these guys have got ISSUES.