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Revolution: The Word Shit In A Paper

In Language on August 23, 2007 by Petr Bokuvka

It is general practice to star-out obscenities in news articles, if they have to be used as a necessary part of somebody’s statement. If you have a topical page on, let’s say, the history of political satire, which is not really news story, what do you do? Individual cases, individual decisions…

And so — in today’s paper, in the Culture section, on page 18, we have the word HOVNO. Which is the noun for SHIT.

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