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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, crude language, coarse language, foul language, bad words, blasphemous language, vulgar ... The term "profane" originates from classical Latin "profanus", literally "before (outside) the temple". It carried ...

newsfeed.time.com/2013/04/10/nine-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-swear-words

Apr 10, 2013 ... Four-letter words have been around since the days of our ... (MORE: How Much Does Obama Swear, Compared to Other Presidents?) 8.

sanityfound.me/2008/07/20/the-origin-of-swear-words

Jul 20, 2008 ... There are a lot of swear words in this post, if you feel they might ... 1,000 years ago and can be traced back to Old Norse origin 'skíta'. .... LOL! very informative, Aud, and it did make me laugh, almost fell off of my chair actually.

english.stackexchange.com/questions/33525/where-when-did-the-idea-of-bad-words-come-from-in-english

Jul 9, 2011 ... The short answer is that cursing is much closer to being universal than the way you portray it in your question, and English is not by any means ...

newrepublic.com/article/116713/swear-word-history-where-your-favorite-curses-came

Feb 22, 2014 ... Our favourite four-letter words have a fascinating history. Rather than being ... Shit did not just happen in the countryside though. Street-names ...

www.quora.com/Who-invented-curse-words

The person who invented cursing wasn't the first person to say, “Shit!” It was the first ... Where did curse words originate from? Keeley McDonald ...

blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/06/swear-words-etymology-and-the-history-of-english

Jun 17, 2015 ... Have you ever noticed that many of our curse words sound like German ones but not like French ones? ... Given that nearly two thirds of the words in English come from ... What did the Normans call sheep, cows, and pigs?

www.salon.com/2013/05/11/the_modern_history_of_swearing_where_all_the_dirtiest_words_come_from

May 11, 2013 ... This was bloody at the turn of the century — a bad word, but not so bad ... " Cursory History of Swearing" does not include any obscene words, ...

www.newstatesman.com/culture/2014/02/swearing-fascinating-history-our-favourite-four-letter-words

Feb 18, 2014 ... The most commonly-used swear words reveal more about our medieval past than just ... Shit did not just happen in the countryside though.