Why Do We Swear?

To know thyself is powerful. So with over 15,000 words in the human language, just why is it that the average human’s vocabulary consists of 80-90 swear words a day? Well, as it turns out, there are several theories behind why we select swear words over other words, including, it just feels good! To understand[…]

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Swearing

In 1972 comedian George Carlin recorded a now famous monologue about government censorship on speech called “The Seven Words You Can Never Say On the Television.” The late stand up comic’s routine was a humorous criticism of modern society’s hypocrisy that outlawed certain words, an hypocrisy that Carlin scorned. He wished for a day when[…]

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Why is Swearing Bad

Today’s modern culture is riddled with computer and phone use at an almost 24 hour rate. These new smart phones have basically made face-to-face conversations, hand written letters, reading books, and peaceful solitude completely obsolete and out-of-touch practices. Teenagers do not know how to talk to one another, and honestly some adults are not helping[…]

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The meaning of Asshole

The word asshole is used a lot in today’s language, and it has several meanings. Ever stop to wonder where the term came from? How many different ways it can be used? Well you are about to get an English lesson on the word asshole. Asshole is most often used to describe a person who[…]

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