Compliment or curse word? Restaurant's pizza name draws controversy

HOUSTON

In fact, we are not able to say the name on TV. The phrase has two different meanings. It can be offensive to some, and to others, it means something really good. The pizza has pepperoni and lots of fresh jalapenos. The name, though, is hot -- to the point radio stations in Austin are bleeping the name in commercials.

"We really don't have bright lines as to what we can and can't say so it becomes a local judgment call, and we can certainly get fined if we air on the wrong side of that judgment and it's hard to know what is and isn't acceptable, at least in the FCC's eyes," said Chase Rupe with Emmis Communications.

According to Pizza Patron, several other radio stations are doing the same thing, but it's not planning on changing the name.

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