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GUEST,EricTheOrange Motley Morris banned ! (580* d) RE: Motley Morris banned ! 30 Jun 09


> I had forgotten that use of the term "molly", but I thought it was generally said that the molly (ie woman dressed as a man) in morris was not a reference to homosexuality, but more in the tradition of the pantomime dame

I thought that pantomime dames were also a comic parody of 'mollies.' I'm not suggesting either should be banned though. As you imply, cross-dressing humour is part of british comic tradition. I don't know but I'd be surprised if gay transvestite men were offended by either dames or molly dancing.

On the original topic perhaps we should leave it to black people to decide if they are offended or not?




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