No, we know what you find acceptable (and I'm surprised you want to admit to disliking people's accents! - that's as bizarre as someone disliking me because they think I sound a bit camp. But hey-ho.)After the Storm wrote: ↑Sat Jun 06, 2020 9:04 pm
You asked me to answer this question "Also - imagine you're walking in the park and a bunch of blokes start f-ing and blinding. Do you ignore it, or do you politely ask them to tone it down a bit? " and then tell me my answer is not the point, is that meant to be funny?
But not everyone is like you. Remember, we're talking about someone wearing a t-shirt with a swear-word on it, and whether that has the capacity to be offensive.
You may think it is trivial, and I imagine you are not alone. But there are plenty of people who would ask a group of men who were swearing to tone their language down, and plenty of people who understand the difference between the sort of language suitable for a building site (or police station canteen or robing-room or hospital relaxation area) and what is suitable for a different situation. It's about register.
I raised the analogy with Trump and the black lives t-shirt to illustrate that the argument is not and cannot properly be about what you personally find offensive.
(I think I see what caused your confusion. The clauses of a bill are not numbered the same as the sections of a statute.)