[Ads-l] "gay" avoidance

Jacob jappelbaum123 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 20 18:23:10 EDT 2018


There are many Irish folk songs that need to be retooled. A few Elvis songs come to mind as well: 

“I’m gay every morning
At night I’m still the same...” -Elvis, Paralyzed 

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> On Aug 8, 2018, at 5:55 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> 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."
> 
> https://tinyurl.com/y8hlljxl
> 
> 
> JL
> -- 
> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."
> 
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