[Ads-l] "gay" avoidance

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 8 17:55:46 EDT 2018

A few years ago - six or seven, maybe - my grandson was learning to sing
"Deck the Halls."

The words in the book were, "Don we now our fine apparel."

And here's a recording of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again" with the
words, "And we'll cheer the day when Johnny comes marching home."


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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