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NEDS A Ned is difficult to really define in one word For an extremely long time I believed Neds to only be a Scottish phenonomen However I have met many different people from many different places over the last two years and this has assured me that Neds are not specific only to Scotland In other parts of Britain they are tagged as townies or scallys or simply as yobs However it is undisputable that the Glasgow Ned is a very refined breed To begin with we have to distinguish what exactly a Ned is The word Ned itself actually stands for Non-Educated Delinquent However not all non-educated delinquents are Neds Neds are always working class always non-educated and always poor However it is VERY important to note that this is not a stereotype of poor uneducated working class people and most importantly not all poor or uneducated or working class people are Neds Neds want to stand out from any existing stereotypes including their social class and they want to be categorised In order to do this they have developed a very specific way of dressing talking and interacting with the rest of the world By doing this they have created their own label which is impossible to attach to any other kind of person in Glasgow Many people who do not understand Neds believe them just to be a product of the working class Yet this is not true They have their own culture and are different from any other groups of people in the whole world DRESS Neds have a uniform which they stick to religiously The reason for this is still unknown a complete mystery to anybody who is not a Ned One theory is that Neds know that they are not as hard or as frightening as they lead the rest of Glasgow to believe So to prevent themselves from getting into fights where their
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