A few years ago I met a scouser lady in a pub and we got jangling as you do. She asked where I was born and when I said Kirkby (West Vale) she said I wasnt a true Scouser. She explained that because I was born before Kirby was really a part of Liverpool that I must be a Wooly back !
I KNOW what a Wooly Back si I told her.
I was quite insulted at this as you can imagine, more so than I ever thought I might be.
I replied that Liverpool isnt like London were you have to be born in within the sound of Bow Bells to be considered a Cockney. You are still a Londoner in my book.
She also said that my eldest son was indeed a Scouser because he was born in Oxford Street Maternity Unit.
So lads and lasses what do you think ?
Am I a scouser or just someone hanging on the shirt tails of the Pool ?