"Othello with his occupation gone," she teased.
"Othello was a nigger," I said.
Ok, so, uh, the quote above is from A Farewell to Arms. This isn't the first example of the "N word" on The List (Scoop, I'm looking at you), but it's definitely the most shocking so far.
Every possible swear word in the rest of the book is censored, and then BOOM. Referring to a Shakespearean character, our main character Frederic Henry has only this to say. I'm not an enormous fan of this character to begin with, and this kind of attitude certainly doesn't help.