University: Professor Was Fired for 'Abusive' Behavior, Not Swearing 

Louisiana State University is countering a tenured professor who says she was dismissed for using profanity in the classroom. In a statement sent to media outlets last night, LSU said Associate Professor Teresa Buchanan was let go for creating “a consistently hostile and abusive environment in the classroom.” »7/02/15 9:30am7/02/15 9:30am


YA Books Aren't Teaching Kids How to Swear, But Let's Go Ahead and Blame Them Anyhow

You'd think, given how much concern we're constantly professing about kids these days, that we'd be happy anytime they picked up a goddamn book rather than playing a video game in which they're murdering people or slutting it up by sexting with their friends. Well, not so! Professor Sarah Coyne, of Brigham Young… »5/18/12 10:00am5/18/12 10:00am

With All This Voting Going On, Who Will Protect Our Right To Swear With Impunity?

  • If you weren't already aware, voter turnout is really high. That's led to some scattered problems, which will be chronicled after the jump. [Washington Post]
  • In the mean time, the fucking Supreme Court heard the fucking case about fucking swearing on fucking TV. They didn't say "fuck" once, so I felt like someone had…
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