Skip to comments.Pakistan Bans "Monkey Crotch", Other Phrases
Posted on 11/24/2011 5:49:39 AM PST by Mikey_1962
What do the words sex, lavender, flatulence, quickie, butt, mango and pud have in common? They are among more than 1,000 words deemed so obscene by the Pakistani Telecommunications Authority that they have instructed mobile phone operators to block them from all text messages. It is a decision that has left many in Pakistan unsure whether to be staggered, amused or outraged. Social media sites such as Twitter have been flooded with posts about the decision. An unconfirmed list has been circulating online. Many of the words are sexually explicit but the inclusion of some words and phrases appear to have defied even those who admit to possessing the lewdest of minds. Some Pakistanis have expressed their delight and gratitude, saying the list has taught them so many forbidden words and provided such a source of mirth. What is Yellowman? Rarely, if ever, can phrases such as "monkey crotch" and "athlete's foot" have turned up in the same 140-character Twitter post,.
Some people are simply curious - they want to know what an "ass puppy".
They banned 'kiss ass'!' Censorship in Pakistan has a rich history, from public lashings of journalists and those who were anti-regime in the 1980s to people getting shot in public places for religious beliefs. For many, this is just the latest and most bizarre twist, in a culture where freedom of expression is hard fought.
#PTABannedList" as well as pointing out that while "breast job" is forbidden, "boob job" is not.
What many people want to know is who the creative genius behind this list of words is?
Ultimately, Pakistanis have faith that they, too, will possess enough creativity to find ways around the bans.
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What about George Carlin's seven?
lavender and mango?????????????????
Wonder if all of those have been banned....
I can't believe you posted them!!
pardon my crudeness
And that is why the unwashed leftists love Islam...they are of like mind... controlling what everyone else does!
Watch it, Mango-Mouth!
Did they put Islam on that list? Muslim? Mohamhead? Jihad? Burka? Imam?
You are what you say you are!!!! Mango, mango, mango.....
“Jesus Christ” is also on the list. Thanks Mikey_1962.
Yeah, I got a mango for you all right....and it’s lavender too!
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