Re: profanity

Subject: Re: profanity
From: Barbara Weiss <beweiss -at- UMICH -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 1995 08:06:21 -0500

On Tue, 7 Nov 1995, Al Rubottom wrote:

> Isn't the adjective "vulgar" [not to mention "culturally deprived,"
> "abuse" and "insult"] a hopelessly *loaded* judgment word in this context?
> And, to equate written expletives [this is an e-mail 'discussion'
> ferchrissakes!] with abuse and/or insult is ... well, adding insult to
> injury, to thoroughly mix the metaphorical stew!


Well done, Al! Very well done and right on!

Barbara E Weiss
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