If, after reading today’s B1 Post story, you were wondering what exactly the “curse” was that Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry directed at Mayor Adrian M. Fenty at Wednesday’s breakfast meeting, allow me to fill in the blank.

It was “fucking,” multiple sources say.

WRC-TV’s Tom Sherwood had the exchange, sans F-bomb, on that day’s 6 p.m. newscast:

Fenty: “I’m not going to sit here and be told I’m missing the point!”

Barry: “Can I finish?

Fenty: “No!”

Barry: “I can’t finish my [expletive] statement? I resent that.”