|To The Editor Of The Mail
||[Aug. 25th, 2013|10:30 am]
If you print the word "crap" as "c----" aren't you in danger of making your readers envisage a much tangier word?|
I know I did.
Censored words draw attention to themselves. In this case I puzzled over it for a good half minute. The speaker was Bob Dylan. I know he's a poet, I know he has a way with words, but one does expect him to be idiomatic.
Then the light dawned
I suppose it's just possible the phrase you were drawing a veil across was "a load of cunt", but I don't think so, really.