Profanity, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is "an offensive word" or "offensive
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May 11, 2013 ... As society evolves, so do our curse words. Here's how some of the most famous
ones developed -- and a few new ones.
Jun 17, 2015 ... Home > Swear words, etymology, and the history of English .... So cleave to the
Germanic wordhoard, lest your swearing grow romantic.
Jun 27, 2016 ... The Greek philosopher Plato wrote, “Forms and rhythms in music are never
altered without producing changes in the entire fabric of society.
Dec 10, 2012 ... Sometimes it takes a few dirty words. Read on for a brief history of presidential (
and vice-presidential, and presidential candidate) profanity.
Jul 11, 2012 ... Middleborough, Mass., recently imposed a $20 fine for swearing in public.
Linguist Geoff Nunberg says profanity makes hypocrites of us all.
Apr 10, 2013 ... Four-letter words have been around since the days of our forebears—and their
forebears, too. In Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing, a book ...
Feb 22, 2014 ... Fuck. Shit. Cunt. Our favourite four-letter words have a fascinating history. Rather
than being written in manuscripts by monks, we find them ...
May 23, 2013 ... Melissa Mohr's title, then, is more than just an attention-grabber: the history of
swearing is one of a movement back and forth between the holy ...
Jul 20, 2008 ... Word History: The word shit appeared about 1,000 years ago and can .... and
everything – I do not condone swearing but will use many of the ...