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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Profanity

Profanity is socially offensive language, which may also be called bad language, strong language, offensive language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words or expletives. The use of such language is called swearing, cursing or cussing.

blog.dictionary.com/cussing-swearing-cursing

Jul 15, 2010 ... What can the connection between "curse," "swear," "cuss" and "profanity" tell us about all the words we aren't supposed to say? Click here for ...

time.com/4602680/profanity-research-why-we-swear

Dec 15, 2016 ... The budding science of profanity shows just how potent it is.

qz.com/791736/a-linguists-love-letter-to-profanity-explains-why-its-fine-to-curse-around-kids

Sep 27, 2016 ... Conventional wisdom tells us that, despite its many benefits, swearing isn't a good idea around children. But then, it happens, invariably and ...

www.biblesprout.com/articles/salvation/sin/cursing

Cursing is a broad term for two basic kinds of profanity: (1) Taking the name of the ... Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: Nor by the earth; ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-swearing-a-sign-of-a-limited-vocabulary

Apr 5, 2016 ... Swearing regularly and being able to generate a long list of curse words ... No doubt, Vidal could have unleashed a string of profanities at his ...

www.gotquestions.org/cussing-swearing.html

What does the Bible say about profanity? ... sin cuss swear curse, sin cussing swearing cursing ... Answer: It is definitely a sin to swear (curse, cuss, etc.).

www.lds.org/general-conference/1983/04/profanity-and-swearing?lang=eng

Today I should like to treat the important subject of profanity and swearing. According to Modern Guide to Synonyms (p. 469), profanity, blasphemy, cursing,  ...

www.slate.com/articles/life/the_good_word/2013/07/swear_words_old_and_new_sexual_and_religious_profanity_giving_way_to_sociological.html

Jul 1, 2013 ... Cursing. Early forms of profanity involved sexual braggadocio or words intended to disrespect something sacred. But gradually the universe of ...

www.wsj.com/articles/how-dare-you-say-that-the-evolution-of-profanity-1437168515

Jul 17, 2015 ... At street level and in popular culture, Americans are freer with profanity now than ever before—or so it might seem to judge by how often people ...