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Dd (7) learnt the term 'chav' today. Should I ban it?

(5 Posts)
Honeybarbara Sat 26-Sep-09 21:37:13

or is it a normal part of kids' speak these days?

Tortington Sat 26-Sep-09 21:38:25

its a normal part of kirs speak - unfortunately - there was a time when i hated hated hated it.

i still try not to ue it myself. - but its become a total average norm

alarkaspree Sat 26-Sep-09 21:39:32

Yes, ban it. Tell her snobbery is vulgar.

mum23monkeys Sat 26-Sep-09 21:42:00

Yup, ban it. She's old enough to know that it is a value-laden unpleasant word.

cory Sat 26-Sep-09 21:43:22

I tell mine that there are certain words which I do not want to hear them use. Chav is one of them. If I accepted anything that is a normal part of kids speak round here, I'd have to listen to some pretty offensive language. We get a lot worse.

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