If people from, Manchester are Mancunians

Then are people from Winchester Wincunians?

And yes, I’ve already got the possible joke about Wykhamists.

Dorchester, Dorcunians?

23 thoughts on “If people from, Manchester are Mancunians”

  1. “And it’s actually Wykehamist. I should know because I am one.”

    Wrong, it’s Wintonian from the city and Wykehamist from the school. I should know because I am both.

  2. @Philip Scott Thomas, May 23, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    And those from Towcester?

    Depends how many slices short of….

    I’ll get my coat

  3. “Wrong, it’s Wintonian from the city and Wykehamist from the school. I should know because I am both.”

    I am in Wickham at this moment ( enjoying a beer now the pinkies have gone for another year ), yet was too poor ( or too stupid ) to be a Wykehamist.

  4. Bloke in North Dorset

    Dorchester is referred to locally as “Dorch”, I’ve never hear of the people referred to in any way but presume Dorks or maybe Dochians.

  5. And if Larry is short for Lawrence and Harry is short for Henry or Harold, why isn’t Barry short for Bawrence, Benry or Barold?

  6. Bloke in Italy,

    People from Chester are Divvies, not to be confused with their neighbouring ‘alians – Wirralians, that is.

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