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Is the word "bagger" now an obscenity?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ifilus, Apr 29, 2011.

  1. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Earlier this week, CBS censored the word “bagger" three times (the "tea" remained) during Bill Maher interview with Letterman.

    When was the word "bagger" deemed obscene?

    (It occurs approximately 8:25 into the clip.)


    http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/82895/cbs-censorship-hypocrisy-bill-maher-cant-say-teabagger/
     
  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Political correctness run amok.

    Must be pushed by the libs in the democrat party.
     
  3. MrHavercamp

    MrHavercamp Member

    Even the grocery stores have stopped using it.
     
  4. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    T.J. Simers certainly hopes this isn't the case, although his son-in-law might be relieved.
     
  5. sportsguydave

    sportsguydave Active Member

    Never let it be said that our righty friends don't have their own brand of PC.
     
  6. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    I ran into this with the term "skeet" a few months ago. I thought it was slang for clay targets used in shooting sports. Urban dictionary says otherwise.
     
  7. SoCalDude

    SoCalDude Active Member

    Are you sure he didn't say "bag her"??
     
  8. bumpy mcgee

    bumpy mcgee Well-Known Member

    As someone who saw The Legend of Bagger Vance, yes, yes it is.
     
  9. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    George Carlin just shit himself in the grave and doesn't know why.
     
  10. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Yes, but the current parlance and usage has its origins directly related to the derisive and borderline obscene twist on words the far left assigned to the Tea Party movement.
     
  11. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The Tea Party was fine with it for a few days until someone finally told them why people were giggling.
     
  12. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Bookmark that site.
     
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