Derogatory term for Hartlepool residents, by other North-Easteners (England).
From the fact that the town hanged a monkey during the Napoleonic wars, mistaking it for a French spy.

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  • H'Angus — the Monkey is the official mascot of Hartlepool United F.C.. The name H Angus is a pun of the word hang and the name Angus, and is derived from the monkey hanger legend of Hartlepool. The mascot made his debut on October 31, 1999, during… …   Wikipedia

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