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Neds stands for Non-Educated Delinquents making up the teen gangs that wreak havoc in the poorer neighborhoods of the outskirts of Glasgow.
It's full and on for almost stracting, efly to utter th your a comedy ut friendship ma about NEDS (18) CAST: Conor McCarron, Peter Mullan, Joe Szula, Gregg Forrest PLOT: The title stands for Non-Educated Delinquents, a non-PC term which signals the film is set in the 1970s, when teachers smoked in the classroom and disciplined pupils with the belt.
Ned - sometimes said to stand for Non-Educated Delinquent - is actually just a shortened form of the name Edward.
Those responsible are not neds - aka non-educated delinquents - dedicated to avoiding work and causing mayhem and misery wherever they go.
It stated the term was an acronym meaning non-educated delinquent, a categorisation that was degrading and hurtful.