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Started by felaheen on Jan 5, 2013 5:29:53 PM
"It's astonishing I'm not gay because the women in my life are nightmares."

Actor and comedian Billy Connolly has spoken of how he still loves his late father, despite being sexually abused by him for five years.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-20920274

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downbuzz - 20 Apr 2022 16:18:14 (#1 of 10)

Interesting article. I didn't know about that.

solomongursky - 20 Apr 2022 15:29:09 (#2 of 10)

Do horrible aunts make you gay? What about Bertie Wooster?

Macpaddy - 20 Apr 2022 16:35:04 (#3 of 10)

Gay as a Gay pride parade,

StephanieSuperpowers - 20 Apr 2022 15:36:51 (#4 of 10)

Jeeves was only waiting for him to realise.

angelico - 20 Apr 2022 16:47:20 (#5 of 10)

Bertie didn't do sex at all, though. "If a double bed so much as featured in a Wodehouse story, it was solely as more tricky to make an apple-pie bed from."

Arjuna - 20 Apr 2022 16:48:49 (#6 of 10)

He was certainly not the marrying kind

angelico - 20 Apr 2022 16:51:07 (#7 of 10)

Though the divine pash struck on occasion, Jeeves helped the scales fall from his eyes many a time.

solomongursky - 20 Apr 2022 15:52:32 (#8 of 10)

In Right Ho, Jeeves, Bertie makes it clear that “…the thought of being engaged to a girl who talked openly about fairies being born because stars blew their noses, or whatever it was, frankly appalled me.”

carterbrandon - 20 Apr 2022 16:53:38 (#9 of 10)

My all-time favourite line on the matter from Blandings:

Silly ass Wooster type to hearty young woman dressed in tweed trouser suit: "I thought you played the fluegelhorn from the speaking end."

angelico - 20 Apr 2022 16:54:01 (#10 of 10)

Pauline Stokes, though, and Bobby Wickham. And that awful opera singer.

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