[Ads-l] "gay" avoidance

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 20 12:43:34 EDT 2018


Monkeys? The kookaburra is a bird.
 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kookaburra

Mark Mandel

On Mon, Aug 20, 2018, 10:48 AM W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Kookaburra Song is another candidate for expurgation. Especially
> nowadays its making fun of monkeys. Still recall the nuns having us sing it
> numberless times in rounds. Catchy tune, though.
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