Precision F-Strike/Newspaper Comics
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- In Doonesbury, the author pushed to allow B.D. to swear ("SON OF A BITCH!") when he wakes up after losing a leg in Iraq. This is significant because newspaper comics have extremely strict clamps on their subject matter. A few papers dropped the strip, most simply edited the line; a few kept it as-is, with the paper's editor stating it was justified.
- More recently was Melissa saying "That's sergeant bitch to you" which seemed to just be for the sake of the punchline.
- The 15th July 2010 strip of Pearls Before Swine featured Pig's sole direct use of Symbol Swearing as a Take That against British Petroleum. He even said that he's "never said a bad word in the strip before".