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Canada Bans Dire Straits Song

Money for Nothing and PC for free:

This will no doubt perk up some ears over at FCC headquarters in Washington — I can’t believe this one’s slipped by them (and it has because I heard the song on the radio recently in its “original form” ::gasp::).

From The Spec by way of Reason:

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has ruled that Dire Straits’ 1980s hit Money for Nothing is too offensive for Canadian radio.
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Mark said...

I always assumed that the "little faggot" that the song referenced was Boy George. If anyone is deserving of that slur, it is him. Dire Straits nailed it.

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