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Old 06-08-2008
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Originally Posted by sailaway21 View Post
Knotty,
The thread will be at ten pages before anyone realises that it is merely a send-up for a point made in the O.T. thread. I think it's safe to say that the word gay has lost pretty much all practical usage other than as a sobriquet for the homosexual.
Brave would be the soul who decides to re introduce it into polite conversation as anything else.
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