Obscene

CNN Money talks about the seven dirty words: “Since the 10 A.M. argument was being televised live by the cable station C-SPAN, the judges soon began wondering about the decency of airing a legal argument on indecency. At the argument, after all, the Fox lawyer and the judges were repeatedly saying “fuck” and “shit.” (The FCC lawyer primly referred only to “the F-word” and “the S-word.”)”

2 thoughts on “Obscene”

  1. I just finished reading a book published last year about the “Howl” trial in San Francisco in 1957. The prosecutor’s use and discussion of the naughty bits were similarly hilarious.

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  2. “If the word ‘f–k–g’ does not describe sexual intercourse,” asked a Morality in Media press release, “then what does it describe? Singing in the rain? Eating nuts? Picking flowers?”

    Popular at soggy SCA events: filking in the rain.

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