See if you can guess what word in "Money for Nothing" cable TV's Music Choice felt necessary to censor?
Yes, it's a slur. But can't we assume that listeners understand that the character being played by the singer is being presented as a bitter dolt?
The change didn't ruin the song for me. But I prefer hearing it the way Mark Knopfler intended.
I guess this isn't a new issue, though. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxugD0dUD-0