shirt-lifter


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shirt-lifter

An offensive term for a homosexual male. Mary was furious at Jason for referring to her gay friend as a shirt-lifter.
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And if only, when Jim Davidson pursed his lips and asked Brian Dowling whether all "shirt-lifters" look like this, he'd pointed back and said: "Do all bigoted, unfunny, Freemason, racist, alcoholic, selfpitying, homophobic, misogynist, wife-beaters look like that?"
Chris Martin, 32, told a tribunal he went through "hell" at poultry firm Parkham Foods as other workers labelled him a "poof" and "shirt-lifter".
Tempers flared between the 53-year-old former TV presenter and camp Brian, from Co Kildare, when Davidson branded gay men "shirt-lifters".
Apart from rows about homophobia and racism - Jim called gays 'shirt-lifters' and Marco referred to 'pikies' - the celebs seem to have done much better than the first series, which featured Gordon Ramsay.
SHIRT-LIFTERS will be banned from English football next season after a FIFA clampdown.
The comedian, who has made a string of jibes at the Irish gay Big Brother star over his sexuality, sparked the row on Sunday night by referring to some of the diners as "shirt-lifters".
ITV chiefs decided the loudmouth comic had to go after referring to some of the diners as "shirt-lifters".
Davidson, 53, had sneered to Brian and singer Paul Young: "Why do shirt-lifters pull that same face?"
Spokesman for the company, Simon Bartle, said: "Anyone offered one of the tops must contact us or the police." The truck was on its way to JJB Sports HQ in Wigan when the shirt-lifters struck.
Salute his courage, castigate critics, wish him well, then wait until your paranoid mind perceives a real homosexual threat to the status quo and get back to knifing those "poisonous shirt-lifters".
Now all they need is some volunteers to help wave it or, as Jeff put it: 'the club have advertised for 70 shirt-lifters'.