WRAL explains why broadcasters likely won’t face punitive action for transmitting UNC coach Roy Williams’ indiscreet use of a word that has been part of the English lexicon for several centuries.

But then, ours is a culture in which CBS was assessed a $550,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission for unwittingly broadcasting an image of Janet Jackson’s nipple. (The fine was tossed out by a federal court last year.)