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LENNY BRUCE

In 1961 Bruce was arrested for obscenity at the Jazz Workshop in San Francisco; he had used the words co—ucker and riffed that “‘to’ is a preposition, ‘come’ is a verb” and that the sexual climax of “come” is so common that it bears no weight, and that if someone hearing it becomes upset, they “probably can’t come.”

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