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Well, it seems Iíve been flogged around the fleet...
I'm not sure which of the responses here could be classified as 'being flogged around the fleet', but everyone has different sensitivities.


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I had no knowledge of the unusual (and ire-raising) combination until the recent article in The Guardian.
Knowledge is quite a handy thing.

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So, to recap: The name Flinders appears in an article and trips a cord in my mind. I learn about the origin of our adoptees, and ham-handedly wish residents of another nation a happy bank holiday with a feeble attempt at social media correctness.
Even better social media correctness involves switching the set to receive first. The OP is pretty clear.

Quote Originally Posted by MontyBurr View Post
No trolling was intended, only good will, however clumsy. Here in Seattle, Washington State, United States of America, we have similar tensions on October 12 (Columbus Day) or (Indigenous Peoples Day) depending on your political stance and heritage. To me, itís just another day when I canít go the post office.
That's quite a good encapsulation of privilege.