419 Dirty Words

Spoken Word

  • The Stand Comedy Club 5 & 6 - Stand 5
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  • Aug 17, 22
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language/swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Venue Age Restriction: 18+ after 21:00 but please check show listing. Please note for shows with age rating below 18+ guideline or restriction, under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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Description

What makes a word into a slur? How can two inoffensive words put together make an offensive phrase? And why are competitive Scrabble players so upset about being denied the chance to use deeply unpleasant language in polite company? Dr Chris Cummins (The University of Edinburgh) takes a look at word meaning and use on the ragged edge of good taste, while trying not to get drafted for the culture wars.

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  • Accessible entry: For Stand 5, through the main door of The Place Hotel (2 wide steps) – through the bar area - out to the courtyard (1 step from the bar door and 9 wide steps down into the courtyard). The door to stand 5 is accessible through the courtyard. Staff are always available to assist, however we cannot help to carry customers.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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