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SPCA Benefits From Maryland Bar's 'No Cuss Bucket'

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

The owners of the Mount Royal Tavern in Baltimore decided they'd heard enough profanity and instituted a no cuss bucket. Twenty-five cents for each bad word, a dollar for bartenders. The bar collected $110 in just three weeks, which it donated to the SPCA. The bar manager joked he dropped nearly a paycheck into the cuss bucket. Still, as he told the Baltimore Sun, be an animal, then help the animals.

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