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‘Tards upset over use of the word retard

The world is full of people being outraged on behalf of other people…they really need to get over themselves.

BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today programme breached the broadcasting code when it aired an offensive word describing people with learning difficulties, watchdog Ofcom has ruled.

Crime writer Lynda La Plante made the remark after she was asked to discuss her induction into the Forensic Science Society.

The Telegraph has been gay about it too refusing to print the word ‘retard’…what a bunch of mongs.

The Prime Suspect creator said that she wanting to deny ”a headline that apparently I call people at the BBC ‘r——‘.”

The presenter Sarah Montague thought that La Plante, also responsible for crime drama The Commander, and Trial And Retribution, wanted to deny her use of the word.

Instead, the author went on to say: ”You do not send a script, full script, anywhere, you learn how to do a treatment, because you don’t know if there’s a r—– at the end of that envelope reading it’. Suddenly I’ve called everybody at the BBC a ‘r—–‘.” ? Read more »