When politicians gave a F*ck

History of Sorts

It is amazing that 4 letters can cause such an offence. The word ‘fuck’ is really one of the commonly used words in the English language. Yet so many people get offended by it.

One place where fuck really is still a taboo word is in politics. However , just like any other man or woman, politicians are human beings(believe it or not) They too sometime slip up. or rather Freudian slip up.

This just a bit of a summary of the use of that four letter word in politics.

In 1965, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson said to the Greek ambassador Alexandros Matsas when he objected to American plans in Cyprus, “Fuck your parliament and your constitution. America is an elephant. Cyprus is a flea. Greece is a flea. If these two fellows continue itching the elephant they may just get whacked by the elephant’s trunk, whacked good”.

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