The Fuck Scene in The Wire
There’s a scene in The Wire with Dominic West and Wendell Pierce where they are investigating a crime scene in a kitchen.
The dialogue in this scene is identical to the content of your wonderful piece.
In this virtuosic sequence from 'The Wire' (Season 1, Episode 4, "Old Cases") detectives Jimmy McNulty and Bunk…www.criticalcommons.org
I usually judged a dictionary (in the days of real-world tangible books) by how much space they devote to “fuck”.
Harrap’s Shorter (don’t be deceived; it’s heavy as a brick) French Dictionary devoted two-and-a-half pages to it: “There’s fuck all to eat in this house”, for example, plus many other colloquial expressions that a Frenchman wouldn’t be expected to manage without in an English-speaking environment.
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