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Profanity

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Profanity, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is "an offensive word" or "offensive language". It is also called bad language, strong language, coarse language, foul language, bad wor...

Swear Word Origins - Business Insider

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Dec 9, 2013 ... Sometimes, everyday speech just can't convey your meaning. You need words with a little more oomph — expletives. In fact, Americans swear ...

Nine Things You Probably Didn't Know About Swear Words | TIME ...

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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 ...

Origins of the 7 Dirty Words - Ranker

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Some of these swear words, the words that George Carlin has told us they can't say on television (although I don't think that's entirely the case anymore), have ...

Swear words, etymology, and the history of English | OUPblog

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Jul 11, 2015 ... Have you ever noticed that many of our swear words sound very much ... the most basic aspects of life and society often have Germanic origins.

The modern history of swearing: Where all the dirtiest words come ...

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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.

The Origin of Swear Words

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Jul 20, 2008 ... The Origin of Swear Words. While reading DM's blog post Reading From The Book Of Fulghum- Maybe (Maybe Not) and the comments I found ...

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Nov 28, 2013 ... Follow Michael Stevens for more: http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce EXTRA INFO & LINKS BELOW! Music by ...
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Aug 15, 2010 ... Clearly most curse words are from Germanic origin. .... etymology of word bless: to curse, to sacrifice, to dip in blood etymology of word black: ...

12 Swear Words In English That Have An Interesting History Behind ...

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Oct 26, 2015 ... According to OED, the versatile swear word originated from certain German words that meant hitting or striking. But the most popular origin ...

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Swear words, etymology, and the history of English | OxfordWords blog

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Jun 17, 2015 ... Have you ever noticed that many of our curse words sound like German ones but not like French ones? Let's look at the origins of several ...

Swearing: the fascinating history of our favourite four-letter words

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Feb 18, 2014 ... The most commonly-used swear words reveal more about our medieval past than just attitudes towards sex and body parts.

The Making of the F-Bomb: Why Do We Curse? : Discovery News

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Sep 11, 2013 ... The history of swear words -- blasphemies, invectives, expletives -- is ... But because of their very forbidden nature, tracking the origin of these ...