Artistic Licence: Is a C change upon us?

The 'Bling Ring' youth gleefully emblazon their arms with the word 'c**t' and think nothing of posting revealing 'selfies' online. The older generation look on worriedly.

20th July, 2013
Is a gap finally emerging between young and old?

Controversy: we're surrounded by it of late. If it's not Irish commentators complaining about a rude word being stamped across arms in a Dublin nightclub (the word 'c**t', since you ask), then it's consternation arising from explicit music videos.

Take a glance at YouTube. You'll find Justin Timberlake there, with his lengthy video for Tunnel Vision, which features lingering shots of a naked woman. On Vevo, meanwhile, Robin Thicke is partying with breast-baring models...

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