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As I said in my first post, one thing that I think Catholicism lacks is sufficient profanity. I’d like to get more specific about that. 1,469 more words

The Challenge of Words

“You shall not profane my holy name….”
Leviticus 22:32 (NRSV)

Wall Street Journal columnist, Ben Zimmer, writes a weekly piece in the newspaper’s weekend edition that explores a different word or phrase that has been in the news that week. 570 more words


This and That Thursday: Is it Okay to use Swear Words in Writing?

Is it okay to use swear words? Like with most questions about writing, the answer to this one depends on your audience.

Most magazines, newspapers and other publications have a formal policy addressing the use of profanity. 245 more words

  1. “I am at a point in my life where I can talk about my situation(s) growing up. If my experience helps you, then I’m glad. If it does not, then you’ll be reading about someone who believes their life was shit.
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TIL: Love is irrelevant

Trigger warning: bitterness abound.

If I were wiser, I would choose not to fall in love. But when it comes to matters of the heart, I am clueless and recklessly idiotic. 817 more words

Banned profanities

Please note: all profanities below the read me are uncensored! They are here only for informative purposes, and do not reflect the views of any SO staff member. 56 more words

Contains Profanity

Will Dropping the Occasional F-Bomb Help You Build Trust at Work?

I’ll be upfront with you about my viewpoint on profanity; I’m not a fan. I don’t mind the occasional use of a mild curse word, but chronic use of profanity, especially the heavy-duty vulgar words, comes across as unintelligent, rude, boorish, and a character flaw. 242 more words