Was listening on the radio to a comedy quiz called "Quote Unquote". The presenter, Nigel Rees, invited his contestants to come in with witty and amusing quotes about "Gypsies, something and vagabonds". All of the contestants, one of whom was Roma (Gypsy) descent, gave a sympathetic account of or quote for Gypsies. He then urged people not to be so politically correct and talk about vagabonds and other low life, which some did.

I guess I need to add here that while most people know that Gypsies were one of the groups killed wholesale by the Nazis, that recently, this year, here in England, a Roma caravan was used instead of a Guy in a village bonfire for Guy Fawkes Night.
Virulent anti-Gypsy racism is alive and well in Britain.

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