[ UK /wˈɒp/ ]
[ US /ˈwɑp/ ]
  1. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Italian descent
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  • How can Dr. Hughes tell us that putting these women in cuffs and in prison frees them? swoplv, on June 10th, 2009 at 7: 03 pm Said: Donna Hughes and Criminalizing Prostitution « Bound, Not Gagged
  • During the rise of doo-wop and Frank Rizzo, Malcolm X mocked the newly white Italians. A Renegade History of the United States
  • It's never too late to add your twopence to the moan-fest Melba. the post in which I whine about the weather
  • Never swap (or swop) horses while crossing the stream. 
  • They were well paid, as much as fourpence being given for a good cock-crower (in 'The Trial of Christ'), while the part of God was worth three and fourpence: no contemptible sums at a time when a quart of wine cost twopence and a goose threepence. The Growth of English Drama
  • The khansamah would appear to be the only functionary in residence until the hour of departure draws near, when a whole party of underlings -- chowkidars, bheesties, and sweepers -- appear from nowhere in particular; and the lordly traveller, having presented them with about twopence apiece, rolls off along the dusty white road, leaving the khansamah and his myrmidons salaaming on the verandah. A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil
  • Former prime minister Ivan Kostov has stirred up further controversy on the Brady bond swop with a letter urging his successor Simeon Saxe-Coburg to call off the deal.
  • Like a streetcorner serenade, it's got all the oooh's, aaah's, handclaps and snaps of classic doo-wop, and yet it somehow remains brilliantly, unwaveringly faithful to the original.
  • From 1958, when Dion DiMucci and the Belmonts placed several songs on the pop charts, until the “British Invasion” of 1964, Italian American doo-wop groups dominated American popular music. A Renegade History of the United States
  • The praises of the toy theatre have been a common theme for essayists, the planning of the scenes, the painting and cutting out of the caste, penny plain twopence coloured, the stink and glory of the performance and the final conflagration. Archive 2010-04-01
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