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Old 07-22-2004, 12:07 PM
Incubus Incubus is offline
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"He runs like a Welshman"

In one episode of 'Family Guy', the family is at the company picnic. Peter runs off to avoid getting shot by a tranquilizer dart from Mr. Weed, his boss. As he scurries into the woods, Stewie comments, "He runs like a Welshman!"

What exactly does Stewie mean? I'm sure there are Welsh stereotypes out there, but being on the far, far end of the pond (California) I'm a little clueless on what jokes people make about the Welsh.

Any idea?

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Old 07-22-2004, 12:24 PM
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There's the old slur that the Welsh are thieves ("Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief"). Perhaps it's related--"he's running into the woods like a thief."
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