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  •  There is more to that story in fact. (4+ / 0-)
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    Wee Mama, orlbucfan, nellgwen, Mayfly

    Yankee Doodle was actually a slur used against American's that asserted that they were homosexuals. It is in fact the 1st gay anthem. In London at the time there was a gentleman's club called 'Macaroni' which the insignia or feather in the cap was a marker of sexuality much like wearing an earring in your right ear or a pink tie was in the 1980s.

    http://rictornorton.co.uk/...

    “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.” George Orwell

    by Tool on Tue May 27, 2014 at 06:18:03 AM PDT

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