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Old 31 Jul 2021, 19:58 (Ref:4064289)   #1381
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In the UK you are no longer allowed to call them anything but "travellers" if you do then you get called a lot worse by the internet police.
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Old 31 Jul 2021, 20:27 (Ref:4064297)   #1382
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Tsssssss Only of you own a brand new Bimmer or Benz, the previous models dont look so much attractive to some eyes. It works with Sprinters and Ivecos too!
it depends which type of gens de voyage. we were robbed by some many years ago. they took a crap frying pan, my mum’s old gardening outfit and a screwdriver… around where i live now in england, they steal anything that’s easy and they can load their rubbish into and dump in a layby

i’m sure the matter will be, erm, “taken care of” and they’ll be encouraged to seek alternative parking. i’m sure they’re peaceful, law abiding people but their neighbours are about to get REALLY noisy
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Old Yesterday, 07:43 (Ref:4064386)   #1383
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but their neighbours are about to get REALLY noisy
Ho YES, really noisy. When we had the Matras and other rotary engine powered cars, even the rabbits in the woods had to be relocated for a while!
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In the UK you are no longer allowed to call them anything but "travellers" if you do then you get called a lot worse by the internet police.
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Old Yesterday, 18:20 (Ref:4064652)   #1385
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For those, if any, wondering what we're talking about atm, "travelers" in french is gens du voyage. I know you'll find other translations but…
They are also named "gipsys". I know some of them, who wear their heart on their sleeves Maybe at Beauséjour they are early for the 24 and, why not, the return of Mercedes
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Tout a fait d'accord avec vous, Michel Vaillant. I also know some of them, really nice people. As you say, may be they are on site for the fête foraine. What would be Le Mans and the Dunlop curve without la grande roue, I wonder?!

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the two posts from vince and michel contain words that are very much considered slurs or insults in the uk. so if you find yourself over here, don’t use them
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Just hope the words "guitar" and "caravane" are allowed…
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Can you imagine how people who live in Gypsy Hill London feel when they see all the sign posts taken down for being offensive, we live in a mad world for sure.
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i mean, the way it works globally is that if a community didn’t give itself that name, it was given by outsiders then it’s not appropriate. that doesn’t seem hugely out of order to me. the place name is a tricky one and i’m pretty sure travelling people who still live in a certain way are happy with being called that same word but generally it’s not a great word to call them.

you’ll have to pry “frogs” out of my cold dead hands though
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Exactly, it's more offensive if someone more superior gives them that nickname. I'm not one for PC, but there is a limit. It's a tricky one though, depends what the actual meaning of the place is and if was never meant to cause offence. Probably best left up to the authorities
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Can you imagine how people who live in Gypsy Hill London feel when they see all the sign posts taken down for being offensive, we live in a mad world for sure.

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