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This is a *sometimes* FRIENDS-ONLY Journal. If you would like to be added to the fray, just say so, and well, you'll be frayed in no time flat. Maybe.
Are you startled? You may be eventually.
This is my naughty journal.
My off-color journal. My FUN journal. For my first act, I will post George Carlin's "7 Dirty Words."
The following is directly quoted from the Supreme Court Decision of FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION v. PACIFICA FOUNDATION, 438 U.S. 726, 98 S.Ct. 3026 (1978).
Mr. Justice STEVENS (delivering the majority opinion)
This case requires that we decide whether the Federal Communications Commission has any power to regulate a radio broadcast that is indecent but not obscene.
A satiric humorist named George Carlin recorded a 12-minute monologue entitled "Filthy Words" before a live audience in a California theater. He began by referring to his thoughts about "the words you couldn't say on the public, ah, airwaves, um, the ones you definitely wouldn't say, ever." He proceeded to list those words and repeat them over and over again in a variety of colloquialisms. The transcript of the recording, which is appended to this opinion, indicates frequent laughter from the audience. ( Read more...Collapse )