raised by wolves


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raised by wolves

A set phrase said of one who seems particularly uncouth and/or socially inept. Why are you eating spaghetti with your hands? Were you raised by wolves? He's so rude, it's like he was raised by wolves!
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Raised By Wolves became one of the highest-rated comedies on Channel 4, was voted the ninth-best sitcom of the 21st century by Radio Times, and won the Rose d'Or for Best Sitcom of 2016.
A spokeswoman said: "We are incredibly proud of launching Raised By Wolves and introducing the exploits of Della, Germaine, Athena and their family to audiences, however Channel 4 is committed to a range of brand new series for next year.
Caitlin tweeted: "Touching to see all the anger & sorrow about Raised By Wolves.
to The family relied on benefits and, like their Raised By Wolves characters, were home-schooled - which mainly consisted of "bit "watching classic MGM musicals while eating lumps of cheese on a stick," Caitlin says.
Later on, in the video, he says that he was raised by wolves.
In fact, he was raised by mobsters, not unlike Mowgli being raised by wolves.
Mowgli Fictional character, an Indian boy raised by wolves who is the central figure in Rudyard Kipling's collection of children's stories included in Jungle Book, The and its sequel.
Mowgli the man cub battles for survival in this heartwarming coming-of-age story about a boy raised by wolves in the jungle.
The Jungle Book, Royal and Derngate, Northampton (Nov 28 - Dec 31) RUDYARD'S Kipling's beloved adventure about Mowgli, the boy raised by wolves and taught the law of the jungle by his animal pals, is given a new treatment by the Children's Touring Partnership, including songs by Joe Stilgoe.
The Geiger Counter: Raised by Wolves and Other Stories" is an anthology of short stories showcasing an author with an impressive flair for originality and deftly crafted storytelling.
A CAMPAIGN to make a third series of hit Midland sitcom Raised By Wolves has raised almost PS100,000 in pledges.
RAISED BY WOLVES (C4, 10pm) FAG-SMOKING, hard-drinking, single mum-of-six Della (Rebekah Staton) is one of the best characters on TV.
RAISED BY WOLVES Channel 4, 10pm Della takes the kids - along with a pan of Bombay mix stew - to Wales for a holiday in a dead man's caravan.