From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 29 2004 - 06:47:56 EST
Arcane Jill scripsit:
> > being more used to the European practice of
> > banning certain ideas.
> Eh? Could you elaborate?
> Arcane Jill, posting from Europe and completely unaware of this "banning
> certain ideas" concept of which you speak.
It's illegal to advocate Nazism in Germany; in the U.S., you can do it
as much as you like, but if you say certain words with sexual denotations
on the radio or TV, you find yourself in trouble. (On the other hand,
you can print almost anything.)
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --The Hobbit
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