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They're Here, They're the Queers and they're not what you think

Ira Robbins, Rolling Stone, 14 November 1996

ONE OF the golden rules in the punk handbook is to confuse and irritate people at every opportunity. So naming a band of straight boys the Queers — thereby upsetting narrow thinkers of both orientations — deserves a merit badge. As do the resilient dispositions of grown men who can make a proud punk-pop career of shamelessly dumb but irresistibly catchy ditties like 'I Can't Stop Farting', 'Ursula Finally Has Tits' and the real-life Boy Scout story 'Kicked Out of the Webelos'.

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