Tuesday, 22 November 2011


I liked this short article by broadcaster and journalist Mark Lawson.

From Strictly Come Dancing to football, there is a class of cursers who literally don't know they are swearing.

If you are one of the 600 people who recently complained about the use of the word “sod” on Strictly Come Dancing, you might be advised not to read the next sentence of this article. If you are the judge who has just ruled that the word “fuck” is not necessarily offensive when spoken in public, you may find the previous sentence inexplicable.

Read on here:

The Telegraph’s report of the High Court case is here:

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