Pet Shop Boys in doghouse

28th August 2009 at 01:00

If you've ever harboured doubts that school discos are really as wholesome as they should be, it turns out you're in good company.

Guests at a Bedouin wedding in Israel objected to the DJ's playlist, after the music caused some of the women present to dance in a rather exuberant fashion.

After lulling the guests into a false sense of security with some Arabic tunes, the DJ pulled a fast one with a tune by those masters of irony, the Pet Shop Boys.

The track prompted some of the female guests to take to the dance floor, outraging traditionalists, who believed the sight of women dancing at weddings dishonoured their husbands.

Where the wedding guests parted company with the average disapproving teacher at the side of the school hall was in their reaction to this outrage: beating up the DJ. Two men were arrested, but looks like it was a sin after all, at least in their eyes.

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