Your Brain on Facts
Words You Can't Say On TV Or Radio, with special guest JoChristie
Oct 23, 2018 · 28 min
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George Carlin wasn't wrong with his list of 7 dirty words you can't say, but he missed a whole lot.  Everyday parts of our media and surprisingly innocuous things were banned from movies, TV, and radio for the better part of the twentieth century.  Lucille Ball was pregnant on "I Love Lucy," but they weren't allowed to say the word 'pregnant.'  Movies were forbidden from showing drugs, murder, silhouettes of nudity, "excessive kissing," and a lot more.  

 

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Music by Kevin MacLeod.  I Am Running Down the Long Hallway of Viewmont Elementary by Chris Zabriskie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

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