coarseness update

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 8 15:29:15 UTC 2012

In one day alone:

A Volt owner says in a TV commercial that a Volt can "save you a crapload
of money."

And middle-aged businessguy Peter Kiernan is interviewed on CNN about his
hot-selling _Becoming China's Bitch_.

Quasi-obscene? Sexist? Sinophobic? Homophobic? (why not "China's Punk"?)
You judge.

"Instinct disowns each darkening prophecy" - Melville.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society -

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