April 21, 2018

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Foiled by Curses | Scales on Censorship

Shiloh’s curse words; a visiting author’s objectionable language; complaints about “A Day No Pigs Would Die”

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YA Books Rife With Profanity, Study Finds

Young adult novels are filled with foul-mouthed characters—and those who spew the most profanity are the best looking, richest, or most popular, says a recent study by Brigham Young University social sciences professor Sarah Coyne.