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Media: NYT Article: Four-letter Words on TV

Submitter: Karen Chung

Submitter Email: karchung@ntu.edu.tw
Media Body: The January 25, 2003 online edition of the New York Times has an article
entitled "Unbleeped Bleep Words Spread on Network TV", by Jim Rutenberg.

The URL:


http:
//www.nytimes.com/2003/01/25/arts/television/25TUBE.html?todaysheadlines


Karen Steffen Chung
http://ccms.ntu.edu.tw/~karchung/
http://www.topica.com/lists/phonetics/



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Issue Number: 14.353
Date Posted: February 04, 2003

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