What nicknames, if any, are given to the inhabitants of Gibraltar? And what about the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey?
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Flynn_17 21 year member
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Just your normal nick-names. My friends from Jersey call themsleves Gerais, or islanders. Channel folks. People from Gibraltar are Gibs.
Jun 08 2005, 4:55 PM
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sue943 23 year member
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People in Jersey are called 'crapauds' (toads) by the people in Guernsey. Guernsey people are called donkeys by Jersey folk. A true Jersey person is known locally as a 'Jersey bean' or more correctly, Jèrriais(e)