sound, 7.16 min.
100 editions printed on 12'' LP
In January 1985, the General Directorate of the Turkish Radio and Television
Corporation (TRT) banned the use of 205 words on TV and radio broadcasts on the
grounds that they do not comply with the general structure and operation of the
Turkish language and that they are beneath the level of standard Turkish. The
order banned words such as “memory, remember, recollection, experimental,
motion, revolution, nature, dream, theory, possibility, history, freedom, example,
conversation, whole, life,” but it was ultimately repealed.
191/205 consists of 191 of these banned words found in TRT archives and