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Shopworn(1932) shocking word

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I was playing this movie, not paying much attention, when I suddenly heard the word "****". At first, I thought I must be hearing things, but when I replayed it, there it was. How did this get past the censors? Was it a joke, or did it mean something else, back then? How did the public react? Was it used in any other movies, before the 1960's?

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I've read pulp novels from the 1920s where it was used as an equivalent to "said," and I too thought it odd. So I suppose talking out of turn could be construed as "premature...

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Yeah, but you folks DO know where this whole thing started back in the day, don't ya?

 

 

 

(...uh huh...Intercourse Pennsylvania, THAT'S where!) ;)

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What we do here can be considered a form of intercourse, where our thoughts and ideas **** from our minds and land on these pages!

 

And now, if you'll excuse me, I need a cigarette...

 

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