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Handling Offensive Words in Comedy

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Handling Offensive Words in Comedy

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Handling Offensive Words in Comedy

Handling Offensive Words in Comedy

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How do comedians handle potentially offensive words, like the N-word and the B-word? Is there a place for censorship in our society? Frances Callier and Angela V. Shelton — known as Frangela — talk with Alex Cohen.

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