You might have to leave that potty mouth of yours in the metro before visiting Baguio City, as mayor Mauricio Domogan recently signed the Anti-Profanity Ordinance, which bans "cursing, cussing, expressing insults, whether directly or indirectly to anyone or using profane and/or foul language as a means of expression, anger, surprise, disgust or any other form of extreme emotion."
The measure, authored by
Authority figures in school such as "teachers, principals, school administrators, and assigned class officers" are tasked to monitor the students' use of obscenities and hand down sanctions if necessary, while other areas are required to spread the word about the city government policy.
Despite a handful of positive comments, some netizens still can't help but swear at the thought of an expletive-free setting. What if a tourist blurts out, "T*ngina