Middleborough profanity ban touches a nerve ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Bill Greene/Globe Staff "A cop pulled me over and called me a [expletive] [expletive] and told me I’m going to do nothing with my life," said Jeremy Haber. “Do I get $40 for that?’ Bill Greene/Globe Staff Robert Guthrie said he voted for the law because youths don't have a lot of places to go, and the town got very boisterous. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Tommy Bargus commented on the rule. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Betsy Hathaway, 16, said police bothered teens before the rule. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Sergeant Benjamin Mackiewicz said officers will issue tickets only in cases of bad behavior. Bill Greene/Globe Staff Adam Crowley commented on the new law.