Lithuanian ambassador to UK delivers lecture on the “one-legged Lithuanian lesbians” to D. Cameron

October 29, 2007 at 4:06 pm 3 comments

David CameronAs the Lithuanian National radio and the BNS reported Lithuania‘s Ambassador to Great Britain Vygaudas Ušackas has delivered a lecture to British opposition leader David Cameron regarding this joke about “one-legged Lithuanian lesbians“.

The Lithuanian diplomat called for Cameron’s immediate response to explain his recent statement for the sake of Lithuanians living, working and studying abroad, as well as the strong and further developing friendship between Lithuania and the United Kingdom.

Ušackas reminded Cameron that more than 100, 000 Lithuanians work and study in Great Britain contributing to strengthening of economic, cultural and political relations between the United Kingdom and Lithuania.

The Lithuanian ambassador stressed that such irony of British politician caused a big wave of dissatisfaction in Lithuania. In his words, the answer of opposition leader could give an opportunity to inform Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom or in their own country about the reasons behind the joke.

David Cameron, the leader of Great Britain’s Conservative Party, recently made a joke about “one-legged Lithuanian lesbians”.

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British opposition leader’s joke about “Lithuanian lesbians” causes indignation British politician says comment “one-legged Lithuanian lesbians” was not intended to offend

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  • [...] October 30, 2007 As the BNS announced the Great Britain’s opposition leader David Cameron says that he did not intend to offend anybody by jokes about “one-legged Lithuanian lesbians.” [...]

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  • 2. paul  |  November 28, 2007 at 2:19 pm

    people should think before they say somethingn becouse there are consecvenses to thouse that say the wrong thing

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  • 3. rober clopetski  |  November 4, 2008 at 8:56 pm

    how many lithuanians does it take to put in a light bulb

    none because they dont have lightbulbs

    Reply

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