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The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Deseret Book wont carry Utah authors latest novel

This latest book from James Dashner contains language some of our customers would find offensive, said Gail Halladay, managing director of marketing at Deseret Book …

The Scorch Trials, the story of teenagers trekking across a dystopian landscape …

includes words such as damn and this sucks, as well as the phrase shuck it.

So far, 38 44 readers like this Trib comment:

“But they’ll carry Glenn Beck’s bound toilet paper?”

Cue facepalm* and what the holy scrud? … soundtrack courtesy of the Sons of Provo (available at finer Deseret Book outlets everywhere):

*Then again, Dashner attended BYU and currently lives in South Jordan City with his wife and four children. How the heck could he not know the G-rated lexicon of permissible Utah non-profanities? Whatever. His bannination is still shuckin’ bullfit (say that ten times fast).

Chino Blanco

--- We are men of action, lies do not become us. ---

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4 Responses

  1. SLK in SF says:

    ROFL. I can’t resist sharing this, from my time at The Lord’s University.

    One of my best friends there was a non-Mo, a girl from some heathen enclave in Connecticut. I loved her from the moment she introduced herself to me:

    Hi. My name’s Tish. That’s ‘shit’ spelled sideways.

    I made it my mission to introduce her to as many people on campus as I possibly could. 🙂

  2. Chino Blanco says:

    I’m glad somebody appreciated this. Go figure, Chino’s now on a quest to lighten the mood around here. 😉 Thanks for the assist, SLK. 🙂

  3. chanson says:

    Hey, I appreciate it! I didn’t happen to have as funny a story as SLK handy. 😉

  4. SLK in SF says:

    Wow. Here I thought I was just splashing about in the shallow end of the pool. If I was Being Helpful as well as amusing, it wasn’t intentional. But you’re welcome all the same, Chino. 😉

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