It's no joke for this comedian

  oresome 09:45 12 Dec 2018
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He was asked to sign a form prior to performing which presumably removed most of his material.

The form stated: 'By signing this contract, you are agreeing to our no-tolerance policy with regards to racism, sexism, classism, ageism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, xenophobia, Islamophobia or anti-religion or anti-atheism.'

Laughing at ourselves is surely a healthy thing but what if it's seen as laughing at others? Are we becoming snowflakes?

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  lotvic 21:52 13 Dec 2018

Perhaps the 'contract' was the Script ;-P

  iscanut 13:17 14 Dec 2018

The old nursery rhyme that I heard at least 70 years ago comes to mind...

...sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

  wee eddie 15:54 14 Dec 2018

ISC, it's "words"

  BT 17:59 14 Dec 2018

wee eddie

It was always 'names' in the one I've known all my life, but there is a version that uses 'words' and a host of variations on the rhyme.

  wee eddie 18:30 14 Dec 2018

Sorry, I'm older than you and something of a pedant.

I understand that it has been misquoted so often that some people believe that your version is the correct one

  oresome 20:42 14 Dec 2018

I note it was debated on Question Time, but we were ahead of the curve.

  john bunyan 21:27 14 Dec 2018

Both are correct

Sticks and Stones

  SusanGallegos 16:37 25 Dec 2018

I back the Comedian, 100%. These Students are worshiping false Gods

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