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The BSA has released their latest research into the words we find offensive. The usual suspects are at the top of the list but it appears as though we’re a little less offended than we used to be.
A Broadcasting Standards Authority survey of swear words shows that there has been little change in what people consider to be unacceptable language to be broadcast on air.
The survey, What not to Swear: The acceptability of words in Broadcasting, has been conducted four times since 1999 and is aimed at measuring any change in public attitudes. Continue reading »