Kirsty McColl & Shane McGowan perform with The Pogues
and if you feel triggered by the lyrics yo can pogue mo thoin (pron: pogue mahone trans: kiss my arse) picture via Wikimedia commons
How dare they? How fucking dare they? The self – righteous snowflakes at Radio Solent, one of the BBC local radio stations that nobody listens to, have banned the best Chistmas song ever, well let’s be brutally honest – the only really good Christmas song ever.
Paskudnyak presenter Alex Dyke caused consternation online by tweeting that he will not longer play the world’s greates Christmas song Christmas song, by The Pogues and Kirsty McColl again, because the lyrics make him feel uncomfortable.
The song includes frontman Shane MacGowan calling his duet partnerr Kirsty MacColl an “old slut on junk,” and her retorting that he’s a “cheap, lousy faggot.” In a since-deleted tweet, BBC Radio Solent’s Alex Dyke, probably Britain’s oldest snowflake, branded the lyrics as “an offensive pile of downmarket chav bilge.”
The song has become synonymous with Christmas and a welcome relief from all those schmatltzy, cloying ditties about snow and stars and babies born in cowsheds (as if, at the first whisper of a woman giving birth in a cow shed, social services would have had baby Jesus away into a care home in two shakes of a lambs tail. It has made the charts every year in the UK since its release in 1987, but the 57-year-old DJ called time on it because he doesn’t feel “comfortable” playing it.
I predict he will not feel comfortable not playing it either, it must be imposible for anyone to feel comfortable when his head is that far up hos own arse.
The censoring of the song has provoked outrage on social media with some accusing the BBC of “woke PC nonsense,” and asking“Is there anything the Snowflakes won’t ban?” Others acknowledged that the language used was offensive, but that it was “a twisted love song and they are only referring to each other.”
So come on everybody, join in and let a few million voices sining in unison remind Mr. Dyke of what a modern Christmas is all about.
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