curse words

Cue some funny Jules Winnfield-esque rage from the “Pulp Fiction” star.
When I was growing up during the depression in Brooklyn, the verbal or written use of the F-word was practically non-existent
“Profanity is often used to express one’s unfiltered feelings ... and sincerity,” a study says.
Linguist Benjamin K. Bergen talks about when – and why – we use profanity.
My parents moved us to Utah when I was ten, and there I became so used to the Mormon habit of not swearing that even into my twenties when I was in graduate school, I struggled with books and movies that I was required to watch/read for my studies that had bad language in them.