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calendar   Saturday - September 05, 2015

some of us are just not sophisticated

Did any of you folks know none of us are “sophisticated” ?
Hold on … not sophisticated by the newer (lower?) standards of our modern world.

Not that I ever set out to be or gave it any thought before yesterday, when I heard a news brief on the radio.  Or maybe I read it but I know I have the facts either way.

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The very un pc mayor of Venice, Italy, reportedly said he does not want to see a gay pride parade taking place in his city.  Not now, not ever.  Not as long as he is in charge.
In an interview he told a reporter that gay pride marches were the “height of kitsch” adding, “There will never be a gay pride march in my city”.

Well, that’s when I found out I had no sophistication what so ever.
And I have a feeling it could apply to bmews readers also.
If we’re using the newer and much lower standards of our world today.

A “rights” group in Italy who hold gay pride parades in Italian cities, said the mayor has besmirched Venice’s reputation as an open and sophisticated society.

Our home was Palm Desert, which is a stones throw from Palm Springs, and some years ago when wife and I attended a seminar on the stock market at one of the hotels.

Bad timing for sure.  I had never seen one in the flesh right there before me eyes.
Closest I came to one their events, was on the nightly news, but not the event itself, live and in embarrassing colour.

Freaks on parade.  And that’s supposed to be, sophistication.

I never thought the world wouldn’t change over time.  But if that’s sophisticated
then we need a newer and more up to date word, to mean what our sense of sophisticated is. 

And we really should take back the ‘G’ word that side has word jacked.


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