George Carlin, he will be missed.

George Carlin uttered these seven dirty words in a monologue the year I was born and was arrested for it.  The FCC sued the radio station that played the monologue uncensored claiming that the broadcast was obscene.  Eventually the Supreme Court ruled for the radio station (and indirectly, George Carlin) in a landmark decision.  The decision formally established indecency regulation in American broadcasting. In follow-up rulings, the Supreme Court clarified that the words might be acceptable under certain circumstances, particularly at times when children would not be expected to be in the audience.

The bottom line: the world would be a different place without George Carlin.

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