Re: [OT] proscribed words... (was:What is the principle?)

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 16:56:05 EST

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    At 09:46 AM 3/28/2004, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    > > It was like the US telecommunications act which set fines for transmitting
    > > its set of proscribed words including in programs that were designed to
    > > filter the words out of text.
    >Dos this list really exist? Seriously, there's no word that can be proscribed,
    >because they are not themselves infamous.

    I guess Phillippe, you are not aware of that peculiar American tradition of
    taboo words, being more used to the European practice of banning certain ideas.


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