The 'F-word' gets its own movie

Nov. 6, 2006 at 3:21 PM
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NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- An independent filmmaker has produced a movie titled, and all about the history of the English language's most vulgar "F-word," the New York Post reported.

"I've always been intrigued with this one specific word that can be used in so many ways -- as a noun, a verb or an exclamation," filmmaker Steve Anderson told the newspaper.

The film traces the linguistic history of the word and offers thoughts on the word from such diverse people as Miss Manners to porn star Ron Jeremy.

The movie also attained the dubious honor of containing the biggest number of uses of the F-word at more than 800, bumping out the previous record holder, Gary Oldman's "Nil by Mouth," which included it 428 times.

Marketing the work will be a challenge, as most newspapers and magazines won't publish the film's title, broadcasters will avoid it and many movie houses would be reluctant to put its title on a marquee, the Post said.

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