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Friday, 9 August 2013

Just "Old English vulgarity"

Rev Alice Goodman's car which has a bumper sticker which reads WTFWJD           Photo: Masons

The Rev Alice Goodman, a 'noted poet' and Rector of the parishes of Fulbourn, the Wilbrahams and Six Mile Bottom and  has brought Church of England's relevance to society a big step closer with her bumper sticker which reads WTFWJD (What The F--- Would Jesus Do) claiming that "it is not a blasphemy, it's a vulgarity, an Old English word". 

There are many other Old English four letter words in common use. Let's hope that this doesn't become the new fad in the church. 

The full story here.


For an in depth appraisal see Alexander Boot's contribution on Cranmer here.


  1. Does this mean that the Rev Alice Goodman regards herself as a 'vulgar', liberal Anglican cleric?

  2. Fr Edward Bryant12 August 2013 at 10:30

    It's difficult to better the comment on the Archbishop Cranmer blog, that, for a start, he wouldn't ordain women!

    1. Indeed. That goes without saying.