Kenneth Tynan Quote

I doubt if there are very many rational people in this world to whom the word "fuck" is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden.


Spoken during a discussion on censorship, broadcast live on the BBC program BBC-3, (13 November 1965) Tynan was the first to say this word on British television, leading to an apology from the BBC and several motions in the House of Commons.

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I doubt if there are very many rational people in this world to whom the word fuck is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden.

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I doubt if there are very many rational people in this world to whom the word fuck is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden.

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I doubt if there are very many rational people in this world to whom the word fuck is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden.

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I doubt if there are very many rational people in this world to whom the word fuck is particularly diabolical or revolting or totally forbidden.