The minds of some readers work in mysterious ways. A perfectly innocent tale of a school reunion, and the mention that a few females were in attendance has James pontificating:
I would have thought that females attending an all-boy school reunion would be limited to transsexuals.
Is there something you have left out of your bio, Cassandra?To clarify, although most former pupils are all male, and in my day all were male, since 2011 girls have been allowed to join the sixth form, so we now potentially have alumnae attending these events, although numbers to date are small.
To be clear, it is never appropriate to bring your wife along to events of this nature. Or anyone else's wife for that matter.
Hello, do you happen to know where this picture comes from? I have the same sign in a snapshot I took during a brief stop in a small California town some twenty years ago.I did a google search to try and identify the town and found your image. Thanks and all the best!This comment actually proved to be far more interesting than it should have been, and it was fun researching and tracking down the location of the picture.
Mystereed was actually mistaken about the location of his photograph being a small town in California.
Here is the same Oakland Trader sign from the Historic Oakland, Oregon web site
The Raiders are moving to Las Vegas, and that city is also home from next season to a new NHL team called the Vegas Golden Knights (not Las Vegas, simply Vegas).
American leagues change frequently, with every major league seeing team relocations or expansions since 2005, yet the idea of relegations / promotions is totally alien!