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Old 12-16-2012, 07:05 PM
 
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Default Wrexhamite?

Wrexhamite is used a lot in the articles here, we always thought the description was Wrexhamian - pronounced to rhyme with Canadian. It sounds better because Wrexhamite has a suggestion of insects - like termites, or just mites. Anybody want to join in a small posting to suggest our editors reconsider their usage of the word?
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Old 12-16-2012, 09:04 PM
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Wrexhamite / Wrexhamian ??? I'm easy on both.

But if we lived in Paris, then it maybe different !
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:28 PM
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Wrexhamite sounds good to me davec
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:56 PM
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Wrexhamite is used a lot in the articles here, we always thought the description was Wrexhamian - pronounced to rhyme with Canadian. It sounds better because Wrexhamite has a suggestion of insects - like termites, or just mites. Anybody want to join in a small posting to suggest our editors reconsider their usage of the word?
Noted!! I'll consult with the editor / inventor of Wrexhamite and see where the discussion takes us. I'm sure there was some rationale for using it, and it has been used a lot
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:25 PM
 
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Default Re: Wrexhamite?

The Wrexhamian was the name of the old Grove Park Grammar school magazine, and logic says they would have chosen a name that described them ie pupils/students/people of Wrexham. I may be wrong here, but people often call members of a local community by its name+ites when they aren't actually a member of that community.
another way is this: if you are a local or if you are describing the good people of wrexham say 'wrexhamians' and when you are describing an un-named bunch of local idiots or the particular locals concerned are behaving stupidly then call them 'wrexhamites'.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:46 PM
 
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I think Wrexhamite sounds right but Wrexhamian sounds more like a breed of dog. Is it me ?
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Old 12-19-2012, 03:52 PM
 
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wrexhamite spelt "chavscum" works well too
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:45 PM
 
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@KKOB - That's funny because most Wrexham citizens are dogs...

@angryShopper - "Dolites" works too!
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