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Listening: Stop Farding In the Car

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to help you communicate more clearly.

         “Farting”— not exactly the kind of word you expect to hear on a serious radio talk show. Maybe “farting” is a word you might hear shock jock Howard Stern utter but certainly not  broadcasting baron Rush Limbaugh, who does his show “with half my brain tied behind my back just to make it fair because I have talent on loan from God.”

Woman farding in the car

         Even God may have winced at this Limbaugh assault on the ears of millions of radio listeners across the country.  Many were enraged. Why is the  grand master of political talk radio talking about a woman who was arrested for farting in her car. At least that’s what they thought they heard him say.

         Radio stations managers around the country started to pull the plug on his show when they heard him respond to the obvious question: how could the police tell she was farting. “Because the police could see it,”said Limbaugh , his tongue firmly in his cheek.

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