"epithet" avoidance once again ...

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 20 14:24:20 UTC 2011

On Jul 19, 2011, at 11:41 PM, victor steinbok wrote:

> And here's another case involving Twitter. The question is whether the
> player, Twitter or ESPN decided to bleep "douchebags":
> Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, apparently reacting to reports that
>> some of the plaintiffs in the Brady lawsuit were stalling negotiations with
>> their demands, voiced his displeasure Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.
>> "Sigh, and once again greed is the operative byword. 'Congrats Brees,
>> Manning, Mankins, and Jackson for being 'that guy'. #d-----bags," he wrote.
Evidence points to someone downstream from Kluwe:


etc.  (< googling “Chris Kluwe” + “douchebags”).  

(Note that the first of these is not from a blog maintained by *the* Larry Brown, the itinerant NBA coach with whom I went to high school.)


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