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  • Is Cinderella a slut (def. 1 or def. 2)?

    Aug 29, 2014 | 2 Comments

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    “The Aldi supermarket chain has removed iconic Roald Dahl children's book Revolting Rhymes from its shelves after complaints from customers about the use of the word "slut". Saffron Howden | The Sydney Morning Herald

     I am surprised by the reaction to this word. I had no idea that it had accrued such taboo status. Certainly the radio presenter that I spoke to this morning felt that, for him, it was up there with the f and c words and he couldn’t bring himself to say it on radio. Read more...