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Thread #109916   Message #2308113
Posted By: The Borchester Echo
06-Apr-08 - 06:20 AM
Thread Name: Our ghastly folk tradition
Subject: RE: Our ghastly folk tradition
I was referring to gratuitously offensive comments such as this:

From: sapper82 - PM
Date: 30 Mar 08 - 02:13 PM

"I wish someone would put him straight..."


Giok himself castigated Mr Parris as an "arrogant tosser" which, while being absolutely true, adds nothing to the discussion. Nor does your blanket comment that what he said was typical of the "waspish remarks made by many gay men".

The fact remains that the average reader/listener/media consumer tends to agree. To make a start on changing their minds, the way to go is to present or perform the music you claim to love with excellence, not to retreat into a GEFFFish ghetto of outrage.