Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Chris S, 31 Jan 2012.
Other insults are fairly self-explanatory but this one is a little obscure.
If you have to ask.... etc.
Not Madame Cholet, that's for sure!
You'd have to ask the originator of the expression for their intended meaning. To me, it sounds like a general purpose form of abuse.
However, if we were going to be deconstructive about it one could start by asking what we know about wombles. What are they known for?
Basically, they wander unseen across Wimbledon common collecting rubbish (the everyday things that people leave behind.... or something like that). So generally, some kind of secretive public area activity.
Then consider our notions of 'cock'. Clearly it could relate to fowl or poultry, but equally to the male sexual organ (also used for urinating). Add those senses to our knowledge of wombles.... and the idea that is most alive to us, the sense we most clearly have is that of something akin to a.... chicken herder. QED.
A cockwomble is a chicken herder.
It's a less sweary f*ckMuppet
its uncle bulgarias long lost stepson
But who killed him? Who killed Cock Womble?
wombles are pack animals, and like most pack animals they operate a pack hierachy. The head honcho womble carries the rank of Cock...hence 'cock womble'..obvious really.
Somebody in charge of a department of a local authority.
The answer to Tobermory's question "what's that up my **** Great Uncle Bulgaria?"
someone who aspires to be as bright as a f*ckwit but is generally harmless to others. F*ckwits wreak havoc on those around them.
Anyone who disagrees with you on an internet forum.
I keep them and even I dare not know their true purpose and meaning...
Perhaps an example will help.......Mr Fred the Shred
I love that word !
Separate names with a comma.