Emily joins me for a fun, disjointed chat about a topic very dear to me: namely, the etymology of ‘bad language’. We talk about the battles of Lenny Bruce, George Carlin and his seven words you can never say on television, and the Old English origins of vulgar language. 124 more words
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We’ve all heard that bad words are bad, but are they really?
Who’s familiar with these words? Who uses these?
Let’s be honest here and admit that we use this word, or maybe not this one but others similar to it, every day of our lives, out of the hearing range of parents or teachers who might reprimand us for saying them. 1,675 more words