Namesake: Gay Street in Knoxville

Namesake: Gay Street in Knoxville

There are 3 comments on the WBIR-TV story from Feb 20, 2013, titled Namesake: Gay Street in Knoxville. In it, WBIR-TV reports that:

When Knoxville puts pageantry on parade, you can almost guarantee it will take place in the heart of downtown on Gay Street.

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Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#1 Feb 20, 2013
I still don't get why people don't have the brains to separate one meaning of a word from another. Gay is a fairly common surname - I would guess the most famous person bearing it would have been John Gay, who wrote "The Beggar's Opera" and almost put Handel in the poor house.
lgbt is silly

Knoxville, TN

#2 Sep 13, 2014
JohnInToronto wrote:
I still don't get why people don't have the brains to separate one meaning of a word from another. Gay is a fairly common surname - I would guess the most famous person bearing it would have been John Gay, who wrote "The Beggar's Opera" and almost put Handel in the poor house.
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The homosexuals have ruined the true meaning of the word.
Turok

Harriman, TN

#3 Sep 13, 2014
Or. It's only an issue if you make it one.

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