Town Fines For Public Cursing

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•24 Jun 14, 2012

The town of Middleborough, MA voted to impose a $20 fine on anyone using obscene language in public. What do you think?

  • “Like I've always said: Someday, only the rich will swear.”

    Albert Lehman –
    Marquetry Worker

  • “Why not just install some giant bleep machines all around town that go off really loudly anytime someone curses?”

    Raul Gillette –
    Granulator Tender

  • “Good thing I've been working on my obscene pantomimes.”

    Monica Daskawisz –
    Unemployed