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  • $#$%##! LA County tries for cuss-free week

    So can you go a week w/o sayng a mother-effing cuss word?...How about my Cali peoople, can it be done?...

    http://www.miamiherald.com/news/weir...ry/927589.html

    $#$%##! LA County tries for cuss-free week

    By JOHN ROGERS
    Associated Press Writer

    LOS ANGELES -- Pay no attention to that eerie silence in the nation's most populous county this week; it will simply be the sound of 10 million people not cussing.

    At least that's the result McKay Hatch is hoping for once his campaign to clear the air is recognized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

    On Tuesday, the board is scheduled to issue a proclamation by Supervisor Michael Antonovich making the first week in March No Cussing Week.

    That would mean no blue language from the Mojave desert, where it gets hot as $&# in the summer, to the Pacific Ocean, where on a winter's day it can get colder and nastier than %$#!

    Not that 15-year-old Hatch expects complete compliance. When his No Cussing Club meets at South Pasadena High School on Wednesdays it's not unusual for a nonmember to throw open the door and fire off a torrent of four-letter words. He's also been the target of organized harassment by pro-cussers.

    And Antonovich's county motion carries no penalties.

    "But it's a good reminder for all of us, not just young people but everybody, to be respectful to one another and watch the words we use," said the supervisor's spokesman, Tony Bell.

    The county isn't the first entity to try to put the lid on swearing. Hatch's hometown of South Pasadena declared itself a cuss-free zone for a week last March, and two years ago a high school in Canada threatened to suspend repeat cussers.

    Hatch has lofty goals.

    "Next year I want to try to get California to have a cuss-free week. And then, who knows, maybe worldwide," said the 10th grader, who believes if people treat each other with more civility they can better work together to solve bigger problems.

    He said his campaign began to form about the time he hit seventh grade when he noticed his friends beginning to swear, something his family didn't allow.

    He formed the No Cussing Club and invited others to join. Soon the group had a Web site, bright orange T-shirts, a hip hop theme song and inquiries from all over from people interested in joining. He estimates 20,000 people have formed similar clubs.

    "It's not about forcing anyone to stop, just to bring awareness," he says of the movement. "If you can do a week without cussing, maybe you can do two weeks. And then maybe a month."
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  • #2
    haha F*ck that......
    'Evil always wins when Good does nothing'-Anonymous

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    • #3
      Are they @#$%ing insane!? Oh wait...I guess I missed the point...
      Dark and light shall merge to one, I cannot finish, what I haven't begun.

      Originally posted by Monkeybomb
      What pic are you looking at. Its a babbons @55

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      • #4
        I thinks this dude is off his f*cking rocker!
        "It's not how they die, but how they live that makes them a hero."

        Originally posted by George Carlin
        You are not a loser, you are the last winner.

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        • #5
          Doubt it.............
          This profession is not for people looking for positive reinforcement from the public. Very often it can be a thankless job and you can't desire accolades, because those are not usually forthcoming. Just do your job to the best of your ability and live with the decisions you've made.

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          • #6
            The kid sounds like a real dweeb. Cussing is an excellent form of communication, and can convey a message that "clean" language cannot. That $*%& is fun, too.
            Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. - Ronald Reagan

            I don't think It'll happen in the US because we don't trust our government. We are a country of skeptics, raised by skeptics, founded by skeptics. - Amaroq

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            • #7
              ****in a.

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              • #8
                like this **** will ever work
                It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.

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                • #9
                  But the F bomb is one of the most versatile words in the English language.
                  Today's Quote:

                  "The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."
                  Albert Einstein

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                  • #10
                    well I do need to stop cussing.
                    ‘Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.’
                    Oscar Wilde

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                    • #11
                      I wonder what LA Dep has to say about this?

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                      • #12
                        "No Cussing Club"? This kid makes nerds look like f**kin rockstars

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Taylor13 View Post
                          I wonder what LA Dep has to say about this?
                          the letters will come out stars. ***
                          but let him type away.
                          ‘Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.’
                          Oscar Wilde

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                          • #14
                            I'm curious into what USMCEvan's thought on this issue will be...
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                            • #15
                              I was thinking Beercan357........errrrr Bearcat needs to join that club.
                              It could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.

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