The Maine Campus
Editorial reaction to language included in the feature story, "Gay Lib. Spokeswoman" which appears in the 1973-04-12 issue of The Maine Campus. There are over 400,000 words in the English language. It is ridiculous to segregate seven, eight, or nine—or even one—of them as totally unsuitable for use in a newspaper. Acting as if certain four-letter words do not exist only adds to the titillating air that surrounds them when they do appear—as they will.
Mace, Phil, "It's the issue that counts — It's the language that counts" (1973). Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. 276.
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