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Scots not offended when called 'Jocks,' says Ofcom


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Calling a Scottish person a ‘Jock’ is funny and Scots are not offended by it, according to research released by Ofcom. The term was one of a number of potentially derogatory, discriminatory, sexual and offensive words assessed by the communications regulator. Jock was deemed “mild language,” with its use “generally of little concern.” “Mild language,”…


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