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10 Feb
Is Tinky Winky Out of the Closet?

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 99 13:40:50 -0800
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Subject: Is Tinky Winky Out of the Closet?

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Forwarded-by: David Brake

The Rev. Jerry Falwell has suggested that Tinky Winky, the purple, purse-
toting character on television's popular "Teletubbies" children's show, is

A spokesman for Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Co., which licenses the Teletubbies
in the United States, said the purse is actually Tinky Winky's magic bag.

"The fact that he carries a magic bag doesn't make him gay," Steve Rice
said. "It's a children's show, folks. To think we would be putting sexual
innuendo in a children's show is kind of outlandish."...

The original allegation is made in Jerry Falwell's house journal

David Brake, Internet Journalist

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