Pegism~;coined in 2005 UK elections following a campaign in the Guardian by Polly Toynbee to get Labour voters to put pegs on noses and vote Labour despite misgivings over policies such as the Iraq war. To peg~;to deny, disavow, repudiate or refuse to oneself that a party is in the wrong and convince oneself to blindly believe said party is right through a few good deeds, despite bad deeds having been displayed. (alt);to categorise or define someone/thing. peg~;pin, bolt of wood/metal.

Friday, April 29, 2005

"Pegs Not War"

Originally uploaded by PollysPegs.
Here's another peg picture.

Thursday, April 28, 2005


Originally uploaded by PollysPegs.
Pegism: Part 1

Send all your ALTERNATIVE peg pictures or PHOTOSHOPS to

It can be an unusual picture of you with your peg, Polly with a peg, someone else with a peg, or your pet with a peg. It doesn't matter. Just send your ALTERNATIVES to the peg campaign here and lets show Polly and the Guardian we mean business.