Quote Originally Posted by emlm21 View Post
If so, I wouldn't use it. It's such a damn tricky line that I wouldn't toe it unless it really added to the story.
Except for books where racism is an explicit theme (THUG, Dear Martin), I can't think of a single YA book I've read that does this. Feed is still the high water mark for how much slang & profanity you can get away with.