Why has the Censor Board not banned 'that' word?
Features Friday, February 13, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute| February 13, 2015| 3.00 pm IST We are surprised the censor board has not banned the word finger. It has banned the word screw. We are left wondering why the word lock has been left out because the Hindi word for it is the Tamil word from where mammals get rid of excreta. They have also banned the word phata (tear), so the next time you go to the tailor or think of some such ludicrous activity, you are forewarned. We think Fevicol and Jhandu balm should also be banned. All forms of motor oil as they are used for lubrification. No double entrendres (double meanings) so that beautiful song from Abhimaan Tere Mere Milan ki ye Raina should definitely be pulled along with words like milan. Fire and body should not be used either, unless there is need for a fire engine. In a new list of banned words that is to be circulated to all responsible officers and posted on bill boards (this is going to be fun), the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has issued the a list of bad words with their equivalents in English. Where a word has not been found in English, it has been translated into against womenâ€™s rights. Mercifully they have not said outrage to the modesty of the fair sex. This feat of listing has been achieved without using the word sex implying that all these bad words are used when people are travelling by train, having dinner, buying vegetables, shouting at their employees, cursing while waiting in traffic lights or trying to cross the road. Scriptwriters beware. Next time you say toss the popcorn you could be jailed. Donâ€™t even go near finger chips or tell your friends that your pussy is at home, alone. We were wondering how the CBFC would react to someone saying read my lips â€“ if you have any idea, you can send suggestions to the Board. They are very open.Â This is the list (view with discretion)Â Read-Â A list of 'obscene' words Censor Board has reportedly banned, and it is a puzzling one Tweet