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Quote on Cobain memorial riles officials

Aug. 4, 2009 at 4:09 PM   |   Comments

ABERDEEN, Wash., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Kurt Cobain quote on a memorial for the deceased rock star at an Aberdeen, Wash., park is drawing criticism for its inclusion of the notorious F-word.

Aberdeen City Councilman Jerry Mills said the Nirvana singer's quote -- which informs readers that drugs "are bad for you" and "will (expletive) you up," with the expletive in question a four-letter euphemism for copulation -- should be removed from the KC Riverfront Park memorial, the Aberdeen Daily World reported Tuesday.

"That is a word that should be done away with," Mills said. "We paint over it every time it's on graffiti. It's inappropriate."

The quote is one of eight adorning the granite memorial to Cobain, who was born and raised in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson said the city's Parks Board will decide the ultimate fate of the quote.

Topics: Kurt Cobain
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