[LMB] q-word--I hope this is not very TMI

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Mon May 14 15:57:41 BST 2012


On 5/14/2012 6:26 AM, Rachel wrote:
> Marina wrote:
>   I found myself wondering whether the censors knew what the word was, and then, how much of the audience would. I tried to use it one time at lunchtime Scrabble, and the only other player who knew what it meant had conniption fits.
>
>
> Joss Whedon says he was pleased to have gotten away with it.

Like on at least one season of Buffy, where Spike makes an extremely 
rude gesture _in the opening credits_.  But the gesture is not well 
known in the U.S., so Joss Whedon did get away with it.   ("Oh, is he 
making the victory sign?  How sweet!")

Katherine


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