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LOURDES GRUNGE CAVING with the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

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You see THE FORBIDDEN CAVE. You hear the Great Marian Hymn sung by the RUSSIAN ORTHODOX DELEGATION to Lourdes AND the CLOSING JUBILEE SYMPHONY. Be a daily virtual pilgrim here in Lourdes: immaculataconceptio.wordpress.com

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So, the answer has just come in from the blog. I quote our blog reader:

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"As far as I am aware there is no insult in the word ‘grunge.’ I had only come across it with reference to fashion a few years back when ‘grunge’ was all the rage meaning youngsters were wearing shredded jeans, and holey jumpers - in other words dressing down.

"We [English people] tend to use the word ‘grotty’ if we want to describe somthing or somewhere which is below standard, tatty or … [More]
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Over on my blog about Lourdes (immaculataconceptio.wordpress.com), an English reader asked if I was aware that there was another meaning to "grunge".

I'm American, and as far as I know, grunge refers to filth, dirt, horror of all kinds. As kids, if something was like that, we would call it “grungy” with no secondary meanings.

“Grunge” for us also describes a certain kind of music belonging to some members of a generation slightly younger than mine. That’s all I know about grunge.

I hope I … [More]