The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #132499 Message #4062012
Posted By: Steve Shaw
29-Jun-20 - 10:29 AM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
If you're quoting someone who said "nigger" or "fuck," your choice should be either to not quote them at all or to say/type exactly what they said/typed. Putting in asterisks or saying things like "the n-word" is both pusillanimous and not quoting accurately. You can have fun with asterisks, on the other hand, as in "...and then I told the b*ast*ard to f*uck off..."