[ fbsd_chat ] Re: What is this forum for?
kayve at sfsu.edu
Wed Jun 3 21:49:29 UTC 2009
Words don't kill children. People with small minded attitudes about
oppression like this kill children.
On Tue, 2 Jun 2009, spellberg_robert wrote:
> [ with an admonition from Ion-Mihai Tetcu, ]
> Wojciech Puchar wrote
> [ with some minor formatting from your author ]:
> [ snip ]
>>>> OK so [ expletive deleted; thank you, mr. president ] off Boris,
>>>> but we were talking some time ago about dumping potential sponsors ;)
>>> Watch you language please.
>> Such language is used on special cases like this.
>> So please replace this words with other with the same meaning :)
> [ snip ]
> no, it isn't.
> no, others won't.
> notwithstanding your use of a "smiley_face",
> as far as i am concerned,
> on any mailing_list or other communications forum accessible by children,
> such language is "verboten".
> one of the several unimpeachable benefits of
> the american "motion picture production code administration",
> a/k/a "the hays office" [ after william hays ] or
> "the breen office" [ after joseph breen ],
> was that all films were viewable by children.
> even before its strict enforcement began [ 1934_july_01 ],
> the warner brothers' "gangsters", for example,
> didn't need to use such language.
> a particularly telling instance is "the public enemy" [ 1931 ],
> in which james cagney, in a conversation with mae clarke,
> made an emphatic point, substantially similar to your point to boris,
> by his adept use of a grapefruit_half.
> he demonstrated this skill, again, in "white heat" [ 1949 ],
> because she was a slow_learner.
> an examination of the works of [ i could name, oh, so many ]
> edward g. robinson, paul muni, george raft and humphrey bogart
> will be similarly unrewarding.
> in fact, "bogie" and, his wife, lauren bacall
> elevated the "double_entendre" to an art_form
> [ for examples,
> see the "memorable quotes" section of "the big sleep" [ 1946 ] here:
> we can all learn from the writings of great authors.
> now that america is, officially, totalitarian,
> permit me to reference the work of
> that great international communist, jules dassin.
> did burt lancaster use such language,
> after the abuse he received
> at the hands of hume cronyn in "brute force" [ 1947 ] ?
> what about ted de corsia,
> when he pistol_whipped don taylor in "the naked city" [ 1948 ] ?
> every adult knew that
> valentina cortese was a "massage therapist" in "thieves' highway" [ 1949 ],
> his testament to the corruption
> inherent in american entrpreneurial capitalism and small business,
> but, the rug_rats thought she was a "fortune_teller";
> erudite, wasn't she ?
> let us not forget the fast_talking weasel, richard widmark,
> in "night and the city" [ 1950 ], who maintained his civility,
> right up to his final scene with that famous wordsmith,
> the laconic mike mazurki.
> lest some readers complain that your author is being parochial,
> i submit one example, from radio, where "mean joe breen" had no authority.
> jack benny,
> the greatest comedian in the history of entertainment,
> not --ever-- uttered a "blue" word,
> except, of course, in reference to his eyes.
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Kayven Riese, BSCS, MS (Physiology and Biophysics)
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