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australia bans excessive swearing in public

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User Info: ilsunshangxiang

ilsunshangxiang
5 years ago#1
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/home/damn-aussies-to-be-fined-for-swearing/444246
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User Info: Orca

Orca
5 years ago#2
Excessive swearing was already banned. They've just changed how they're going about punishing it.
http://www.thebrokenheadphones.blogspot.com/

User Info: Jimayo

Jimayo
5 years ago#3
What a lame puritanical country.

User Info: Ricemills

Ricemills
5 years ago#4
But even the state's top lawyer admitted to swearing sometimes.

"Occasionally I mutter things under my breath as probably everybody does," he told ABC radio.

"But this law is not targeted at that, it's targeted at the sort of obnoxious, offensive behavior in public that makes life unpleasant for everybody else."


keyword: excessive.
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User Info: god_of_toast

god_of_toast
5 years ago#5
Jimayo posted...
What a lame puritanical country.

How is stopping yobs from wrecking the public atmosphere making Australia a lame puritanical country? Do you like drunk slobs excessively yelling swears out in public parks at midday.
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User Info: sfcalimari

sfcalimari
5 years ago#6
Seems like a pretty good way to raise tax revenue. They should do ones in Philly and Brooklyn too.


also:

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/584743-football/58918804
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User Info: mystic belmont

mystic belmont
5 years ago#7
god_of_toast posted...
Jimayo posted...
What a lame puritanical country.

How is stopping yobs from wrecking the public atmosphere making Australia a lame puritanical country? Do you like drunk slobs excessively yelling swears out in public parks at midday.



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User Info: psoesm

psoesm
5 years ago#8
I'm surprised. Another erroneous law coming from an erroneous country. Don't worry though, it's a good way to raise revenue by placing a regressive tax on individuals most likely to be victims of this law.
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Darksun45230
5 years ago#9
Yahtzee will not be pleased.
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Kineth
5 years ago#10
Wow. Good to be an American.
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