Concept

Oggy Oggy Oggy

Summary
The Oggy Oggy Oggy chant (alternatively spelt Oggie Oggie Oggie), and its variations, are often heard at sporting events, political rallies and around numerous Scout and Guide campfires, primarily in Britain, Ireland and some Commonwealth nations. One group will shout Oggy three times, while another will respond with Oi! three times. The phrase may be of Cornish or Plymothian origin. The chant appeared in British sports grounds in the 1960s and 1970s, namely rugby union and football. Welsh singer and comedian Max Boyce popularised its use in Rugby Union, while in association football a popular variation was the “Ozzy Ozzy Ozzy” chant by Chelsea fans in homage to their star striker Peter Osgood. When Margaret Thatcher became British Prime Minister in 1979 a variation of the chant, "Maggie Maggie Maggie, Out Out Out!", was adopted by some of her opponents. Form The usual form of the chant consists of two groups, one shouting the word "
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