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What is the policy for question titles containing vulgar words?

I see several discussions of titles containing vulgar words, including What should we do about question titles containing vulgar words?, but nowhere can I find an actual POLICY stated, even though ...
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Is swearing allowed in questions?

I was thinking of asking a question that has a swear word in its title. The question would have the same swear word, 3-4 times. It isn't offensive for anyone! The title: Beautiful ways to say '...
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Would I have been flagged for posting a question with a swear word in the title? [duplicate]

I've posted this question about the origins of the phrase crazier than a shithouse rat. And, in an attempt to soften the blow to some of our more "sensitive" readers, I chose to post the term as sh*...
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Censorship of offensive questions

This recent question raised debate over the censorship of questions containing offensive language (or their titles, at least). I always understood the offensive-language tag to serve that purpose. I ...
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Do we really need to add “NSFW” in question titles?

Two recent questions contain NSFW in the title. Do we really need to do this? I think the title should be enough to understand if one should read the question when being in a specific place. We had ...
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What should we do about question titles containing vulgar words?

After "What is the difference between 'tits' and 'boobs'?" being censored, it's the turn of "What does 'suck it up ho' means?" to be sanitized. I think we need to come to a consensus. So, what should ...
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Referencing the existence of words that may be offensive

I left a comment on this answer in which I made a reference to a word that many people find offensive (although I didn’t use or even mention the word itself). I referenced the word because it was an ...