I didn’t plan on raising my daughter with the “bad words are OK at home” rule. It just kind of happened.
The young actor kept on like nothing had happened, but the Duke and Duchess of Sussex noticed.
It's reportedly the first unbleeped usage of the vulgarity on the long-running cartoon.
Much of the actor's profanity-laden speech was bleeped in the CBS telecast.
"I heard about it when I was a young kid!” she said. “You’re not real, man.”
We are awash in a sea of profanity. But it's not just ugly words, it's ugly ideas, expressed in crude and even violent language
Linguist Benjamin K. Bergen talks about when – and why – we use profanity.
I've written hundreds of thousands of words during the past 50 years, but I've never written the f-word. I don't need the word to communicate effectively or to get published. The English language is rich with so many other delightful, juicy, descriptive, and provocative words.
According to Mike Huckabee, it's "just trashy" for a woman to curse in the workplace.
Comedy, humor in general, can be a way of turning things upside down, shifting our angle of vision away from distraction. And it says things out loud that many of us are either already thinking or have bubbling close to consciousness.
After the shock value wears off, repeated use becomes boring. Such repetitions become as irritating as other word fillers you often hear speakers use: "Uh." "Okay?" Hmmm." "Right?" "You follow me?" "You know what I mean?" "Been there, done that."