Peter Brill writes… (click here to read his full post)
The old phrases “sticks and stones…” and “what’s in a name?” has never been more relevant than in the current debate about the use of the “Y-Word” at football grounds.
OK, let me declare a couple of interests right up front. I’m a West Ham season ticket holder and I’m Jewish.
The two are not mutually exclusive, nor do they seem particularly connected. However, the current media and public debate about David and Ivor Baddiel’s short film – “The Y-Word” is focusing the minds of many football fans and members of the Jewish community.