So I’m just putting something out there with this post.
How ‘acceptable’ do you think it is to publish – be it an online publication or in a social media post – an acronym which uses swear words?
Let me give you an example:
Now let me be clear. There’s absolutely no disrespect to Sophy Ridge here, who I think is an excellent journalist.
I’m just thinking… she, or any other journalist, probably wouldn’t write the words “what the f**k” in print… but does it become ‘acceptable’ when it’s written as an acronym?
Same with FFS. Is this just the world we live in now?
Here’s another example I spotted a few weeks ago:
Would be interested in your f**king thoughts 😉