The real meaning of 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus'

Letter to the editor

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2007

I have followed with interest the Battle of the Banner ("Bong Hits 4 Jesus") and the freedom of speech issue. But I'm somewhat confused by the message.

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I consulted Webster's Dictionary for clarification of the word "bong": "the deep resonant sound, esp. of a bell; ring."

Now I think I understand. Those happy young people just wanted to celebrate and share their faith at this special event. Too bad their joyful message was so grossly misunderstood. But this is America; so let freedom ring.

Duke Marshall


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