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A Karen And Her Man Were Kicked Off A Flight After Throwing Tantrum Over Masks

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In the latest incident of airline passengers throwing a tantrum after being told to wear a mask, a couple on a JetBlue flight were seen on video becoming angry with safety guidelines and engaged in an altercation with crew members. The incident happened on a flight from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego on Wednesday, ABC 10 News reported. (blavity.com) More...

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EdSchijf
Ed Schijf 4
They should be banned from flights for a long time if this was possible. More and more anti social behaviour and less respect for other people nowadays. Time to change.....
ADXbear
ADXbear 2
Booze, common denominator.. do we have to breathalyzer people before boarding.. enjoy that fine!

tsilver473
Safety first
bob100957
Bob Pickering 1
I've never heard the expression "A Karen". I'm English, please enlighten me. Thanks
dtkerr
dtkerr 3
A "Karen" is associated with the kind of person who demands to "speak to the manager" in order to belittle service industry workers, is anti-vaccination, and carries out racist micro-aggressions.

In recent months, the meme has evolved into something new, "Coronavirus Karen". This particular form of Karen refuses to wear a face covering in shops, won't stick to quarantine, and thinks the whole pandemic thing is overblown.

More information on the origins of the name can be found here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-53588201
bob100957
Bob Pickering 0
Thanks dt, that'll make its way into our vocabulary soon!
Flight26DW
The term has been in our UK vocabulary for a while Bob, my daughter and I frequently come across and refer to such people who generally (word used advisedly) come from a certain age group, 40 - 60, are of a certain appearance, think Laura Ashley, have trouble parking the Chelsea tractor and have a sense of entitlement way beyond their self perceived social standing.
bob100957
Bob Pickering 1
Thanks David. Oh dear, seems like a case of "Divide by a common language". Initial thought was "A Princess" but that doesn't fit either definition. Aha!a link on dtkerr's reply should solve it...Sorry this is not a very aviation thread!

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