Textbook takes a comical approach to censorship



Academics typically love the English language, but they may not always be keen to using the dirtier words

In a passage of the textbook Psychology: Themes and Variations about the oh-so-important hypothalamus gland, author Wayne Weiten highlights the major roles of the gland using the term the “four Fs.”

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But instead of including the awful word “fuck,” which may corrupt the minds of psychology students, Weiten takes a comical approach by just changing the word to “mating.” He of course could have used the word “fornicating,” but that just wouldn’t be funny at all Read more…

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