Unlikely banned words.

Discussion in 'ARRSE: Site Issues' started by EX_STAB, Mar 30, 2007.

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  1. I just recieved a PM from someone who referred to a set of bathroom scales that were marketed under a famous brandname. However the brand came out as ****. I only realised when I quoted the message and the actual text was revealed:

    w e i g h t w a t c h e r s.

    I'll type it again normally so you can check this yourselves:


    Curiously leaving just a space after the first letter doesn't help either:

    w eightwatchers.

    Do GCO and BCO consider this swearing? :omg:
    Is someone a little over sensitive about his weight? ;)

    Are there any other odd banned words out there?
  2. Perhaps this is part of the policy drive to prevent "zero-sized COs" being seen as positive role-models?
  3. The famous one is S c u n t h o r p e, which AOL seemed to struggle with for a long time!
  4. It's because the word "t w a t" is in the middle of weigh t w a t chers ...... and in nigh t w a t ch ....... as I discovered on another site.
  5. That being said, Scunthorpe is perfectly fine.
  6. [quote="boney_m]
    That being said, Scunthorpe is perfectly fine.[/quote]

    No it's not - have you ever been there :D
  7. Now it makes sense! But surely there' more than one twat in weightwatchers

    collapses on floor....
  8. If Ty-phoo put the T in Britain...