01 Aug '11, 6am

New blog post: Oh, she used the F word in her valedictorian speech

This is not the first time a NTU valedictorian’s speech made it to the news. 2 years ago, Loo Zihan made it into the news for his speech about the school censorship . This year, another NTU valedictorian, Trinetta Chong, made it into the news for saying “We fucking did it.” at the end of her speech. Check out the Youtube video. Scroll to the 5:30 mark if you just want to hear the “offending” sentence. Honestly, I don’t know what is the big deal with using that word. Yes, fuck is a vulgar word. It is inappropriate to use profanity at such a formal event. But the F word is very versatile and can be used as an adverb enhancing an adjective . In this case, the word Fuck is not used as an profanity but as an expression. What’s the big deal? Seriously, I don’t give a fuck. It’s 2011 already. It’s not like she use the F word for punctuation. I think we should be more open minded ...

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