[Ads-l] chicken salad

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 3 16:51:55 EDT 2016


Cf. established journalistic practice, as in, e.g.,

"I'd tell them to go f--k themselves!"

"I'd bomb the s--t out of ISIS!"

"Listen you m----r f-----s, we're gonna tax you twenty-five per cent!"

JL

On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 3:39 PM, Galen Buttitta <
satorarepotenetoperarotas3 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Why does everyone censor "Donald Trump"? And now "tax return"? I can't
> even decipher what Laurence means. This is getting ridiculous. Donald Trump
> is a public figure, you don't have to censor his name.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Oct 3, 2016, at 13:22, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:
>
> >> On Oct 3, 2016, at 12:06 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> John King, CNN,  re T---p's t-x r----n:
> >>
> >> "There's that old metaphor about making chicken salad...."
> >>
> >> (General laughter.)
> >>
> >> Is there anyone who can't complete the "metaphor"?
> >
> > --and isn't too c-----n s--t- to try?
> >
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