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Frank Skinner defends 'eloquent' swearing

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Almost two-fifths of viewers support a total ban on swearing on television, according to a YouGov poll for the Sunday Times, and politicians and senior broadcasting figures such as ITV boss Michael Grade and Sir Terry Wogan have called for TV to clean up its act.

Comedian Frank Skinner describes his successful experiments with removing swear words from his act but says that it would be a shame if 'clever swearing' was lost.

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