New Category: Obscene

Thursday, January 10, 2008 at 4:48 pm Leave a comment

I am adding a section to the blog labelled “obscene.” Posts in this category may be not safe for work because of inappropriate language.

I am an advocate of clean language on the Internet. I think it’s more interesting because it’s more challenging. Profanity detracts from the experience in a similar way that dirty jokes detract from comedy. Comedian John Cleese explains this phenomenon in an interview from the “Fawlty Towers” DVD special feature:

However, I have an interesting post pending that shows a professional American voice actor speaking Thai. It’s noteworthy, however the things he says are not too nice. So that is why we have this new category.

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