Don’t say that!! – An official guide to profanity
The Inky Fool points us to telecom regulator Ofcom’s official, Quick Reference Guide to offensive language and gestures.
It’s a strangely compelling, rather British, bureaucratic wonder…
- Ginger – Mild language, generally of little concern. Typically viewed as a humorous insult, however more
aggression or specific intent to hurt heightens impact.
- God – Mild language, generally of little concern when used to express emotion. A concern for older or more
religiously sensitive participants when used as an obscenity. Some recognition that this may offend
- Jock – Mild language, generally of little concern. Seen as an informal and humorous term. Scottish
participants not offended.
However, it doesn’t include actual definitions. You need another browser tab (in Incognito mode) for that.