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Profanity - Wikipedia

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Profanity is socially offensive language, which may also be called bad language, strong language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, vulgar language, lewd language, choice words or expletive...

The Origin of Swear Words

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Jul 20, 2008 ... There are a lot of swear words in this post, if you feel they might ... The word “crap ” comes from the last name of the person who invented the ...

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 ...

21 amazing forgotten curse words we need to ... - Matador Network

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Aug 13, 2015 ... A variant of “God's hooks,” this old curse dates back as far as the 17th century, even though it sounds like it was invented for a 1940's Batman ...

Who invented curse words? - Quora

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The person who invented cursing wasn't the first person to say, “Shit!” It was the first person to ... Why are curse words categorized and restricted? Is it legal to ...

21 amazing forgotten curse words we need to ... - Matador Network

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Aug 13, 2015 ... This word, invented by Tristram Shandy writer Laurence Sterne, was made to refer to a man he met who complained about all of the wonderful ...

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 ...

How did 'swear words' become swear words? - Straight Dope Message ...

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They have a history of getting dull from overuse, so newer terms and variants get invented all the time and swear words fall in and out of use.

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.

Where The F**k Did Cussing Come From? | The Huffington Post

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Sep 14, 2016 ... “And even professional word-makers, people who invent swear words for invented languages like Dothraki or Klingon, still follow this same ...