While the café was transforming into a bar, a nuclear testing site was being built by the U.S. Army a mere 50 miles away. In this age of innocence it quickly became vogue to grab an "Atomic Cocktail" and climb a ladder to the café's roof to watch for mushroom clouds on the horizon.
A lisp can undo the most eloquent speaker, and bad spelling can drain the charge from the most electric writing, and saying f*** all the time makes you easy to dismiss. It's a shame a kind heart these days isn't close to enough.
By the looks of it, the "F-Bomb" has been lurking for some time now, but it took the Slate incident on SNL to help propel it further. Call me old-fashioned, but what ever happened to the old, reliable, and charged F-Word?