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Thread #152141   Message #3558293
Posted By: GUEST,Tunesmith
12-Sep-13 - 02:09 AM
Thread Name: Improving Lyrics?
Subject: RE: Improving Lyrics?
Nigel Parsons:

"If you're teaching children, would it not be better to teach them the 'proper' words, and explain that the word 'gay' has taken on an extra meaning since the song was written? (but only if the reaction you expect arises)"

No!No! Certainly not in a Catholic Primary School 30 yrs ago!
Back then, all gays were heading to the fires of hell!