Kurt Cobain's F bomb
The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday on the 15th anniversary of Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain’s suicide. His hometown of Aberdeen, Washington has seen some controversy lately concerning a makeshift park situated under a bridge in which the rocker hung out and once wrote songs.
Recently, granite plaques have appeared around the area featuring Cobain quotes. One of them read “drugs are bad for you, they will . . . you up.” Using, yes, the F word.
Residents went back and forth about its appropriateness and the company that etched the words eventually etched them out. But in Aberdeen, a breeding ground for angst, that did not last long. Soon someone colored in the missing words in typical Cobain style. A fitting tribute.