Skip navigation! Story from Pop Culture. When trailers for Tina Fey 's new movie, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot , began to air on TV, we were, of course, intrigued by the idea of the comedian playing a war correspondent. Then another question popped up: Since when did the F-word get so acceptable that we can see it referred to casually albeit as "WTF" spelled out in military alphabet without the Parents Television Council blowing a gasket? Are we possibly done clutching our pearls about a little word? To answer that question, we decided to give ourselves — and you — a little history of the word "fuck" and its place on our screens.
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The use of profanity in films has always been controversial, but has increased significantly in recent years. In some cases, filmmakers appealed the rating because their target audience might avoid an R-rated film. Censors have been more lenient about the word in films that portray historical events. This is a list of non- pornographic , English language films containing at least spoken uses of the word fuck or one of its derivatives , ordered by the number of such uses. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
With precious few exceptions, words of acronymic origin date from the 20th century and no earlier. Though many reasonably conclude fornication is the old-time word for having sex, the term specifically excludes the physical union of man and wife. One can fornicate premaritally or extramaritally, but not intramaritally. In light of this, any claim wedded couples trying to entice the stork down their chimney were granted fornication permits crashes against the rock of the wrong word being used.
Kinda hard to ignore the fact President Trump is on a heavy dose of steroids -- to combat the coronavirus -- when ya hear him firing off the f-word during live interviews. That's nothing new, but the ease with which he cursed definitely was different. Okay, in a vacuum the cursing would be no big deal