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Thalia Book Club Camp offers up-close interaction with renowned children's book authors and illustrators, book discussions, and book-related field trips around the city. This blog follows the camp's activities.

All posts from March, 2008
Isaiah Sheffer

You can’t bleeping say that!

By Isaiah Sheffer
Published on March 13, 2008

Those of you who listen to Selected Shorts on the radio know that we follow the practice of bleeping out any words that may be considered “obscene” or “inappropriate” or foul. Well, we don’t actually replace their words with annoying BLEEPS! We have learned to be much more subtle, and our mix engineers have developed a high level of skill at “dropping out” such words so that you don’t hear a distressing bleep, but just a little skip in the rhythm of the reader’s sentence.

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