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mlawson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-08-03 08:30 PM
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8. I agree, it's a "class" thing.
Edited on Sat Nov-08-03 08:31 PM by mlawson
The very idea, with a SERVANT!! :o If the partner had been Lord X, it wouldn't have raised an eyebrow.

Just like Edward VIII with Wallis Simpson. Was the brouhaha over that really because she was divorced, or was it because she was AMERICAN??? :o :o :o
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  -I am so ticked off about the Royal Scandal!!!!!!!! joeybee12  Nov-08-03 08:05 PM   #0 
  - the new arch-bishop of Canterbury is in favor of homo-sexual  dawgman   Nov-08-03 08:07 PM   #1 
  - Then why the big deal?????????  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:17 PM   #2 
     - Its just the British tabloid press  Rowdyboy   Nov-08-03 08:22 PM   #3 
  - I agree  cally   Nov-08-03 08:23 PM   #4 
  - Yeha, but it bothers me that they're being so damn homophobic  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:26 PM   #6 
  - remember the tabloids are Murdoch driven in the UK  jonoboy   Nov-08-03 09:48 PM   #19 
     - You must take Dame Edna back!  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 09:54 PM   #20 
        - ok.you can have Hugh Jackman instead  jonoboy   Nov-09-03 03:02 AM   #21 
  - You could be right, but I have a different take on it.  SOteric   Nov-08-03 08:24 PM   #5 
  - It's hard to judge when you don't live there,  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:29 PM   #7 
  - I agree, it's a "class" thing.  mlawson   Nov-08-03 08:30 PM   #8 
     - I'm willing to bet it was more because she was an American  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:32 PM   #9 
        - Yup. Supposedly the Queen Mum was Edward's biggest foe.  mlawson   Nov-08-03 08:36 PM   #10 
           - It also was a different time--and the Queen Mom, despite her public  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:38 PM   #11 
              - Oh, yeah. She and her daughters were enormously popular.  mlawson   Nov-08-03 08:42 PM   #12 
                 - She knew how to work publi opinion, you gotta give her that  joeybee12   Nov-08-03 08:50 PM   #15 
  - I could care less  Ophelia   Nov-08-03 08:46 PM   #13 
  - It has nothing to do with  Maple   Nov-08-03 08:49 PM   #14 
  - The Church of England isn't homophobic  Hieronymus   Nov-08-03 09:11 PM   #16 
     - She doesn't choose  Maple   Nov-08-03 09:15 PM   #17 
        - One of the queen's closest retainers was a gay man.  greatauntoftriplets   Nov-08-03 09:29 PM   #18 
 

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