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Thread #164815   Message #3948350
Posted By: GUEST
05-Sep-18 - 06:31 PM
Thread Name: The 'Gypsy' Controversy
Subject: RE: The 'Gypsy' Controversary
In my part of England I don't remember hearing the word "traveller" used until it was necessary to distinguish real gypsies from the new age travellers. Before that a "traveller" was a man in a bad suit with a suitcase of samples.