"Mel Gibson swore at a television reporter who questioned him about his controversial past, referring to him as an --------."
He said what?
He called him an --------.
Shocking! So... something beginning with a vowel ...
"I am by birth a free Commoner of England, and am thereby intailed or intituled unto an equall priviledge with your selfe, or the greatest men in England, unto the freedome and liberty of the Lawes of England." William Thompson, 14. of December, 1647