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Elderly couple booted off Queen Mary 2
MSNBC.com ^ | October 4, 2010

Posted on 10/04/2010 12:45:38 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

An 82-year-old Broadway producer and her 91-year-old husband were kicked off the Queen Mary 2 after getting into a heated argument with a fellow passenger at a black-tie dinner, according to a report in the New York Post.

Gloria Sher and Frederick Evans reportedly got into a shouting match with a dining companion who, the couple claims, made an anti-Semitic remark.

Sher said a fellow cruiser told her to shut up, and said, "There are too many Jews on board," the Post reported.

Sher, who is Jewish, told the paper that she became angry, saying, "F**k you!" and "How dare you insult me!"

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1 posted on 10/04/2010 12:45:42 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

AGE RAGE!!!!!

So much anger - so little time;)


2 posted on 10/04/2010 12:48:02 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God's redemption.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ship’s not big enough for the four of them I guess.


3 posted on 10/04/2010 12:48:39 PM PDT by George from New England (Escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

As you become older, you become more of what you always were.


4 posted on 10/04/2010 12:49:37 PM PDT by zeebee
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

World Elite meet NY Elite. No class on either side . . .


5 posted on 10/04/2010 12:49:42 PM PDT by November 2010
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

LOL! Methinks she may have been playing the race/religion card.

Sadly, Rick Sanchez was not at her table at dinner. He could have done the scene in Scarface when they are out at dinner and Tony insults all the dinner guests.


6 posted on 10/04/2010 12:51:09 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: zeebee

Yep, you realize you held back what you really felt because people have feelings.......then you realize who the hell cares what they think. Yea granny you go girl.


7 posted on 10/04/2010 12:52:45 PM PDT by svcw (Just in case you ever wondered: As of May 2010, it costs ~ $0.0167 US Dollars to mint a penny.)
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To: sodpoodle

Sanchez?


8 posted on 10/04/2010 12:52:45 PM PDT by Sparky1776
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; NormsRevenge

I hope they bumped them off in the middle of the Atlantic. They could have just requested other table mates...


9 posted on 10/04/2010 12:53:37 PM PDT by tubebender (Life is short so drink the good wine first...)
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To: tubebender

If someone said too many Jews on board, why should anyone put up with that crap?

But then maybe the cruise line agreed there were too many Jews on board.


10 posted on 10/04/2010 12:56:24 PM PDT by Williams (It's the policies, stupid.)
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To: tubebender

The Queen Mary still sails?

I thought it was turned into a Disco during the days of K.C and the Sunshine band, then it went to a Ghost Ship...

Who knew?

Hey my Mom is 78 and she is pretty feisty, she has a couple choice words for me once in awhile, but I keep my mouth shut...

She’s My mom and she was always a great mom, now she is just old and cranky....


11 posted on 10/04/2010 12:57:33 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: Williams

I agree with you. I think there’d more outrage around here if someone had said that there was too many Americans on board..


12 posted on 10/04/2010 1:01:14 PM PDT by beandog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

From my experience of parent’s generation, I can not imagine any of them dropping the “f” word like this.

Christians endure these kind of bigot insults as a way of life in the US now. If I f-worded everyone who insulted and harassed Christians, that is all I would do in life.


13 posted on 10/04/2010 1:01:28 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: sodpoodle

Well, I guess this is now what we have to look forward to: An 82 year old shouting *F**K YOU*. For what ever reason, that image depresses me.


14 posted on 10/04/2010 1:02:18 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Live Free or Die)
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To: Williams

This is what she said so who knows. I can bet she probably voted for Obama.


15 posted on 10/04/2010 1:02:59 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: TaraP
Queen Mary 2, first voyage January 12, 2006.


16 posted on 10/04/2010 1:04:11 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Williams

“If someone said too many Jews on board, why should anyone put up with that crap?”

No joke. Old coot or not, I would have kicked his ass.

(And no, I am not Jewish.)


17 posted on 10/04/2010 1:06:26 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“Sher and Evans were allowed to remain on board until the QM2 returned to New York, but only after they agreed to stay in their room.”

What would they do otherwise? Make them walk the plank?


18 posted on 10/04/2010 1:07:44 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
They'll give anybody a royal title in the UK these days:

Cunard, the cruise line that operates QM2, released a statement, saying, "Sir Evans and Lady Sher engaged in multiple incidences of disrespectful and disruptive behavior towards crew members and other guests,"

19 posted on 10/04/2010 1:08:10 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: SaraJohnson

You have never worked or volunteered at a *Nursing Home*

YIKES!


20 posted on 10/04/2010 1:08:35 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: Williams
But then maybe the cruise line agreed there were too many Jews on board.

Or maybe the cruise line has rules against people screaming the "F" word during a black tie dinner?

21 posted on 10/04/2010 1:09:40 PM PDT by LouAvul
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To: buccaneer81

WOW!

I need to get out more! LOL...


22 posted on 10/04/2010 1:09:40 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: LouAvul

People with Dementia say the F-Word quite often...


23 posted on 10/04/2010 1:10:47 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: SaraJohnson
From my experience of parent’s generation, I can not imagine any of them dropping the “f” word like this.

Christians endure these kind of bigot insults as a way of life in the US now. If I f-worded everyone who insulted and harassed Christians, that is all I would do in life.

The lady was a Broadway producer. F-bombs probably roll off her tongue all the time.

I'm glad they kicked her off. Even if the target of her F-bomb laden rage really said what he did; why is she any less offensive for letting loose a string of obscenities? She was offended by his language and there doubtless others who found her just as offensive. If you are going to play the "offended by remarks" card, be prepared to be trumped by somebody else.

24 posted on 10/04/2010 1:11:35 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: LouAvul

But they don’t have rules against telling another person that there are too many Jews on board. I’m not sure that isn’t more offensive.


25 posted on 10/04/2010 1:12:28 PM PDT by beandog
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To: Williams
HMMMM the article said that the couple were involved in “multiple” altercations while on board and that this tended to happen when they were drinking.I suspect that her saying that was to gain sympathy because no one else seemed to hear it?
26 posted on 10/04/2010 1:13:49 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: tubebender
I hope they bumped them off in the middle of the Atlantic.

Why punish the fish? What have the Stingrays, Sharks and other fish done wrong?

27 posted on 10/04/2010 1:13:49 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: Sans-Culotte

I wonder if they also kicked the person who said there were too many Jews on board off also?

I find the F word a lot less offensive than that.


28 posted on 10/04/2010 1:14:03 PM PDT by beandog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ship of Fools.


29 posted on 10/04/2010 1:21:34 PM PDT by caddie
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To: All

I was at a place Saturday where they were giving a Kenny-G concert, the entire place was *Asian* with a few scattered other races as in caucasion or hispanic but very few....

Most of the Asians were speaking *Chinese* and one of the workers said *Yes* there are alot of Chinese here, and they bought up all the 5,000.00 tickets that included dinner front row table sitting free Champagne..

Nobody IMO was being racial, we just realize all the Chinese now have the money, and can do all the things Americans can no longer afford to do...


30 posted on 10/04/2010 1:26:21 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
"Sir Evans and Lady Sher engaged in multiple incidences of disrespectful and disruptive behavior towards crew members and other guests," the Post reported.

Sher and Evans were partly to blame, one passenger told the Post, saying Sher sometimes gets belligerent when drinking

31 posted on 10/04/2010 1:31:04 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: beandog
I wonder if they also kicked the person who said there were too many Jews on board off also?

I find the F word a lot less offensive than that.

I hope they kicked him off. Both people were offensive. Someone across the room could have been offended by the producer lady's outburst without knowing what the other guy even said.

32 posted on 10/04/2010 1:32:07 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: TaraP
Worked or volunteered at a Nursing Home???

lets see...I dressed hair in a nursing home for 17 years and loved every day...now retired and I miss those days...some were difficult but I always stopped and said ‘ someday I too will become aged’ and darn that day has arrived, and I now ask my two adult kids to have patience with me for...some day they too will age...

and that is why I want all the OLD fools in Congress voted OUT...lol

33 posted on 10/04/2010 1:44:25 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: haircutter

HAHA..Well I know what you mean..I volunteered at a Nursing Home and some of the old folks were lovely, some were crotchedy and cranky, but they were all wonderful with stories I could listen to for hours.....

We live in a Generation where only the young have merit and the old are thrown and tossed away...

The young are the most un-interesting self indulged, lazy group I ever have witnessed....My mom is 78 and my dad died and I miss my grandparents, thier honesty, wisdom and love.


34 posted on 10/04/2010 1:51:31 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: TaraP

“the entire place was *Asian* with a few scattered other races as in caucasion...”

I guess CaucAsian is kinda Asian too... :)


35 posted on 10/04/2010 1:54:34 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

These two would have fit right in on a Carnival cruise.


36 posted on 10/04/2010 2:02:50 PM PDT by Palladin ("Congress--YOU'RE FIRED!!!")
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To: Williams
But then maybe the cruise line agreed there were too many Jews on board.

If the comment was made quietly, there might not have been any witnesses. In fact, the comment might not have been made at all.

37 posted on 10/04/2010 2:05:46 PM PDT by 3niner (When Obama succeeds, America fails.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Absent something much worse than I have read about, I think it was quite wrong for Cunard to evict their paying passengers without first warning them at least once to tone down their behavior. No one’s life or safety was in danger to require such a drastic measure.

After reading this article I will not sail on Cunard.

And by the way, there are too many Californians on this website ... just joking! I love you folks from the Golden State.


38 posted on 10/04/2010 2:10:29 PM PDT by devere
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To: Pessimist

LOL..

Yes it is....


39 posted on 10/04/2010 2:10:36 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“How dare you insult me”... pretty much says it all. Your basic ‘tude problem.

I must say I kind of like the “treated with APPROPRIATE respect line.


40 posted on 10/04/2010 2:21:07 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Jews on a cruise???

Get the hell outta here!!


41 posted on 10/04/2010 2:22:39 PM PDT by Paddyboy
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This version draws the picture with greater clariity.

http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/8430451.Alleged__anti_Semitic__slur_sparks_row_on_liner/


42 posted on 10/04/2010 2:34:06 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: zeebee

As you become older, you tend to realize that charm school was something your mother wanted you to go to so she could be proud of your manners.

Two informally dressed ladies happened to start up a conversation during an endless wait in Toronto’s airport.
The first lady was an arrogant Upper Canadian married to a wealthy business man.The second was a well mannered elderly woman from Detroit.

When the conversation centered on whether they had any children, the Upper Canadian woman started by saying, “When my first child was born, my husband built a beautiful mansion for me.”

The lady from Detroit commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”

The first woman continued, “When my second child was born, my husband bought me a beautiful Mercedes-Benz..

Again, the lady from Detroit commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”

The first woman continued boasting, “Then, when my third child was born, my husband bought me this exquisite diamond bracelet.

Yet again, the Detroit lady commented, “Well, isn’t that precious?”

The first woman then asked her companion, “What did your husband buy for you when you had your first child?”

“My mother sent me to charm school,” declared the Detroit lady.

“Charm school?” the first woman cried, “Oh, my God! What on earth for?”

The elderly Detroit lady responded, “Well for example, instead of saying “Who gives a shit?” I learned to say, “Well, isn’t that precious”...


43 posted on 10/04/2010 2:47:40 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Conflict is inevitable; Combat is an option. Train for the fight.)
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To: ArmstedFragg
her husband, Frederick Evans, aged 91, who claims to be the illegitimate son of the Duke of Windsor,

Oy, vey!
44 posted on 10/04/2010 2:56:16 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Forcing one person to pay for the irresponsibility of another is NOT social justice.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Many moons ago, 4th anniversary was spent on the QEII.
The “couple” next door was heard loudly... I pounded on the wall to let them know and both of the guys giggled like schoolgirls then got louder. I had our room changed post-haste.

Nothing but bad memories from the QEII


45 posted on 10/04/2010 3:05:13 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: SparkyBass

D’oh! and this post is about the QMII... oops. Still, the old luxury liners are forever tainted.


46 posted on 10/04/2010 3:06:38 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: svcw

“then you realize who the hell cares what they think. “

You’re damn right I don’t give a damn what anyone thinks of me!

If at least half the people don’t hate my guts i’m doing something wrong!


47 posted on 10/04/2010 3:09:06 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: dalereed
muahahaha Pictures, Images and Photos
48 posted on 10/04/2010 3:11:52 PM PDT by svcw (Just in case you ever wondered: As of May 2010, it costs ~ $0.0167 US Dollars to mint a penny.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
An 82-year-old Broadway producer and her 91-year-old husband ...

Hmmm, maybe the Broadway producer was just hard of hearing, and the other person simply commented that people were wearing too many JEWels on board the cruise ship?

Or, maybe not.

49 posted on 10/04/2010 3:13:54 PM PDT by Col Freeper (FR is a smorgasbord of Conservative thoughts and ideas - dig in and enjoy it to its fullest!)
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To: Hodar

Are you saying the Titanic wouldn’t pick them up either?


50 posted on 10/04/2010 5:19:07 PM PDT by tubebender (Life is short so drink the good wine first...)
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