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GSTQGod Save The Queen
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GSTQ is a religious anthem sung to the glory of one person, the reigning monarch.
The good news is that no one seems to be opposed to ditching GSTQ, apart from that aristocratic ventriloquist's dummy Jacob Rees-Mogg, who told the Commons it was a vital link to our "immemorial history" and if we scrapped it "we may as well go the whole hog".
Many are disgusted that GSTQ maybe forcibly dropped - an attitude I don't quite understand, given it's the anthem of a team we'd surely love to do over should we meet them during the tournament.
Tweeting after the fight he said: "So I said that's not my anthem, so who cares, it's not NI hasn't got one educate yourselves, football is GSTQ so make your minds up!" He added: "I'm a sportsman I couldn't care about anything else, I'm Irish, doesn't matter if I'm Catholic or Protestant!"
I suspect a vocal minority would insist on giving Windsor an unofficial rendition of GSTQ if it were ever removed from the pre-match ritual.
Thirty years on, GSTQ still sounds incandescent, on-the-edge rock played with cudgels, featuring an utterly defiant, thrilling stab at the heart of the established order.
The issue would become a political minefield, petitions would be launched and a sizeable minority would insist on singing 'GSTQ' during matches.