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these folks got ready for a politically correct world, and a new low in dumb

Well, a brand new idiot low is reached by a radio network that once was perhaps the best to be found.  Mind now, there is still some programming that deserves credit for a job well done.  But ...  Sadly the BBC has lowered it’s pc standards by banning a common English word.  While I’m confident they will do a u-turn,
they were beyond stupid in an effort to be certain that nobody was offended by the word.

The potential offensive word .....  r u sitting down?  Best if you lay down.

G * I * R * L

Yup folks.  As in ... “girl.” gerl, Like as in, Girl’s night out or the girl’s toy or pet or dress. A female but a young one, usually. Although I have heard an older woman once say she was having “the girls over for poker” as in cards.
Here’s what happened.

Now BBC bans the G-word: Sports reporter joked that he’d been beaten in judo bout by a 19-year-old GIRL… so ‘sexist’ word cut from broadcast

Mark Beaumont, 31, made joke after being hurled to floor by judo champion
Remark aired in full when programme first broadcast last month
Show was edited when rebroadcast last week to remove word
Athlete herself Cynthia Rahming left bemused: ‘I wasn’t offended – I didn’t find it sexist’
Mariella Frostrup and Miriam O’Reilly support BBC stance
Anthea Turner and Kathy Lette both think corporation’s edit was wrong

By Ian Gallagher

I am not sure it can get any dumber but then, what do I know?

You can read the rest of this insanity HERE


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