Posted by kelly elizabeth on December 04, 1997 at 15:45:19:
In response to Can we clarify this here?, written by Helen on December 04, 1997 at 14:31:56
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] ] ] I would rather invite Mary Crawford (untrustworthy bitch that she is) because she is more entertaining.
] ] ] We have a PG 13 rating here...
] ] ...I do not believe it has been violated. We are not the language police.
] Please can the committee give us a ruling? The b-word seems so appropriate for certain Austen characters and comments (and other literary figures: I used it myself on someone in Tom Jones a week ago). I agree, it's out of line when used personally. But some people seem to find its usage unacceptable. So can we have an authoritative statement? Just so I know I'm within the borders of Pemberley good taste... ;-)
I'd like to know what exactly is not allowed, I am not offended by the word but I thought the idea of the PG 13 rating was to make us a friendly place where everyone feels comfortable. If this is so then I can't imagine things (well perhaps I'm exagerating a bit) that could be more possible of offending people.
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