I regret very much that the fine old English and French word ‘gay’ has, in my lifetime, been appropriated by a small but vocal minority of the population. The result is that it can no longer be used in its original and rather delightful meaning.”
— Member of Parliament and human push-broom Lord Hyltondebating the UK’s gay marriage bill, which overwhelmingly passed the House of Lords yesterday, 390-148.
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