Colleague Nicknames


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Nicknames in use that have been given to Glasgow characters by their
friends and workmates.

Two Soups - his real name is Campbell Baxter.

Norrie Two Bunnets - the Glasgow taxi-driver who wears a wig under his
cloth cap.

The Colostomy - the girlfriend of a married man (ie. the wee bag on

The Boomerang Kid - whenever anyone at work asks a question, he always
replies: 'I'll get back to you on that.'

The Parachute - lets everyone down at the last minute.

Cashline - an experienced young lass who's open 24 hours a day.

Vaseline - his real name is Willie Burns.

Rembrandt - loves saying to colleagues: 'Let me put you in the

Bo Derek - a chap called Derek with terrible body odour.

Brewer's Droop - his real name is Willie Falls.

The Genie - magically appears whenever anyone opens a bottle.

The Marksman - when it's his turn to buy a round, he always shoots the

Dulux - his pals reckon he's only got one coat.

Soapy - washes his hands of any problems that crop up.

Captain Hook - continually late for work, it's believed he must be
scared of the alarm clock.

The Yeti - always on the sick, there have been many unconfirmed
sightings of this guy, but nobody can prove he actually exists.

The Gas Man - he's serviced loads of old boilers.

The Hostage - when anyone asks for help he always replies: 'Sorry, my
hands are tied.

The Chernobyl Jannie - during the mid-Eighties this guy had a really bad

The Woodpecker - he's always tapping.

Mussolini - a woman in an office in Glasgow who has rather loose morals
(aka the great dicktaker)

gary r

MINTY-he's always after 8am in the morning
LARRY- he has his glasses hanging on a neck chaim like Larry grayson
GINGER TOSSER- he's ginger & a tosser


Ride It Like You Stole It!
South Manchester
Nothing too clever.....

D1ckhead - for the office d1ckhead

Avoid-a-burger for a bloke that was rather large and worked for a company with Avoid in it's title - name invented by said D1ckhead

Captain Blacktooth - for the girl with really bad breath


Smutmaster General
Dr. Death: an 'academic' whose skin is basically grey, and whose hair could keep BP happy for years to come.

Tubbs: well, take a guess.

Yeti: a very hairy bloke

Smokin Joe

Legendary Member
People I have worked with -

The Prince of Darkness.........An incompetant electrician

Piles..................................He was a pain in the arse

Knobby Turner.....................Kept sodding about with the settings on his machine

Jaws..................................Would never shut up
Maz said:
Double-dick...his real surname was Twococks.



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Yarm, Cleveland
Thrush - an irritating little c*nt

Patty Pockets - whenever your out for a drink / meal he frequently pats all of his pockets searching for money before declaring he has left it at home/office


Taz - is just like the Tazmanian devil and as loud too...though this name is given to him by a 'colleague'.

The bloke I work with reminds me soo much of sid james and is similiar in looks.

The area manager looks like fred off coronation street (who died - in it) and has a bald head too - and to coin it totally he has a bolton accent ! :biggrin:

One of the mechanics looks like a 40yr old Lewis Hamilton.
Once had a boss christened "BIFFO".

He was very proud of this term of endearment until he found out that it stood for "Big Ignorant Fu*ker From Oldham".:biggrin:


Europe Endless
got-to-get-fit said:
Thrush - an irritating little c*nt

Patty Pockets - whenever your out for a drink / meal he frequently pats all of his pockets searching for money before declaring he has left it at home/office

Most offices have one of these. The one I last worked with had no idea why Liz was calling him Thrush...:biggrin::biggrin:
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